Croatian Easter Cake (“pinca”)

"This is traditional Croatian Easter cake. We usually eat “pinca” on Easter morning. I made it today for the first time (it is actually in the oven right now) so I don’t know how it is going to be. I’ll submit some photograph later. Anyway, this is how I did it:"
 
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Ready In:
3hrs 50mins
Ingredients:
11
Yields:
8 portions
Serves:
8
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ingredients

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directions

  • Put into flour yeast package, sugar, salt, yolks, warm butter (about 35°C), and the same warm milk.
  • Make dough out of it using hand first, and than hand mixer. At the very last add orange and lemon zest.
  • Cover with cloth and put into warm place for about 90 minutes or until doubles in size.
  • Take dough and put on board and knead dough ready for baking. Make 4 balls and put them together (2x2). Make cross on each ball with sharp knife.
  • Put on warm place again and wait until doubles in size (about 45 minutes).
  • Put dough into oven. Bake 45 minutes on 180°C
  • After 25 minutes of baking put some scrambled raw eggs over dough and sprinkle crystal white sugar over dough.

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