Kugelhof for Nanou


Kugelhof for Nanou
This recipe is emblematic of Alsatian baking, but a more personal version (and a bit richer).
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Last modified on: August 2nd 2019

Keywords for this recipe:AlsatianCakeBriocheGrapesAlmonds
For 1 kugelhof, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 1 kugelhof 2 kugelhofs 3 kugelhofs
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
35 min.2 hours40 min.3 hours 15 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #1
In the bowl of the mixer pour: 100 ml milk, 100 g caster sugar and 9 g fine (or table) salt.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #2
Add 500 g flour, then 20 g yeast.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #3
Start to knead 1 minute, then add 4 eggs.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #4
Continue kneading until you get an elastic dough (with the mixer on speed 2 for about 10 minutes).

Note: For the best way to knead, see: A few tips for effective kneading at home.

Stage 5
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #5
Meanwhile, cut 310 g butter into small pieces.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #6
Quickly add small pieces of butter, and knead until it is completely mixed (no, really, I do not have shares in Kenwood...).

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #7
Then add the 150 g raisins, knead 1 more minute to mix thoroughly.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #8
Melt 10 g butter, and butter the mould generously with a brush. Be sure to work thoroughly into the hollows at the bottom.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #9
Place an almond in each hollow of the mould, putting the point towards the outside of the mould, it's prettier.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #10
Spread dough evenly in mould.

Stage 11 - 2 hours
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #11
Cover with a plastic sheet and leave in a warm place to rise, until the dough doubles in volume (between two and three hours).

Then bake in the oven at 210°C or 410°F for approximately 40 minutes.

Stage 12 - 40 min.
Kugelhof for Nanou : Photo of step #12
Check cooking.

Do not turn out too hot, wait approximately 15 minutes before turning out onto a rack, and then dust with icing sugar.
Remarks
The quantity of raisins is approximate, do not hesitate to decrease or increase according to your taste.

Kugelhof dries out and goes stale quickly after being cut, so remember to store it in an airtight tin if possible.
Keeping
Several days in a towel bag.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
6,017 Kcal or 25,192 Kj109 gr611 gr348 gr
301 %42 %58 %53 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
404 Kcal or 1,691 Kj7 gr41 gr23 gr
20 %3 %4 %4 %
Per kugelhof
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
6,017 Kcal or 25,192 Kj109 gr611 gr348 gr
301 %42 %58 %53 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 kugelhof : 6.13 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made from my great aunt Martha's recipe.
This recipe uses (among others)
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Moist Lemon Cake, Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), Plain cake, Crackers, Pancake batter, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Endive and beer soup, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Plum and hazelnut crumble, Four quarters, Leek and potato soup, ... All
RaisinsRaisins: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, Benoîton, Apple Strudel, Panettone, Cramique, ... All
Whole almondsWhole almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chocolate Truffles, Chocolate thins with toasted nuts, Toasted almond cake, Beetroot and fried chicken salad, Grandma Solange's biscuits, ... All
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