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Russian Presidential Easter Cake…

To make the presidential Easter cake:

  • 450 g wheat flour
  • 130 g butter
  • 14 g dry yeast
  • 10 g vanilla
  • 150 g raisins (soaked in brandy)
  • 180 g sugar
  • 10 g salt
  • 60 g candied fruit
  • 9 ml cognac
  • 45 ml milk

Grab a bowl – Pre-soak the candied fruits and raisins. Grab another bowl – put in flour, yeast, vanilla, sugar, salt, and milk. Knead the mixture to make the dough and then knead in the melted butter. Take soaked raisins and candied fruit (leave the cognac and brandy with the fruit,) and add to the dough. Knead the dough again and the finished dough should be left in a warm place for 2 — 2.5 hours and it should increase in size by 2.5 times…

If you follow the recipe correctly, you should have a 1 kg of Easter cake. Yes, you can cut it up and share…


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