A bread the is very popular specially around Easter time.
- 2 1/2 cups A.P. flour.
- 1 Tablespoon sugar
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter.
- 2 Tablespoon olive oil.
- 1 Tablespoon yeast .
- 1/4 cup milk - warmed.
- 1/2 teaspoon salt.
- 1 Eggs.
- 1/4 cup warm water +/- depending on the flour
- For brushing: 1 egg 1 teaspoon butter and sesame seeds.
In a bowl mix the flour,sugar then add the melted butter and oil, mix well until grainy.
Add yeast, milk and mix well.
Add the egg and salt mixing until well incorporated.
Gradually add warm water and mix until you get a soft dough that separates from the mixing bowl.
Put in a greased bowl, cover and let it rise for 1 hour.
Divide the dough into 6 balls. Shape each ball into a rope, then tuck ends together to form a circle. You can make a braided circle as well.
Brush with egg and butter and sprinkle top with sesame seeds, cover and let it rise for 30 minutes, meanwhile heat the oven to 375F.
Bake for 20 minutes until nice and top is browned.
Serve with eggs and doqqah.