Croatian Easter Cake (“pinca”)

READY IN: 3hrs 50mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 8 portions
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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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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