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Ensaimadas - Filipino Recipe

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Category: Breads, Breakfast

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 Sticks margarine
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 9 Egg yolks
  • 1 Whole egg
  • 2 pk Dry yeast; dissolved in
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1 c Milk
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 6 c Bread flour
  • Golden raisins
  • Melted butter
  • Parmesan cheese


Have margarine and eggs at room temperature. Dissolve the yeast in water.
Cream margarine and eggs until fluffy. Add the dissolved yeast, milk and
salt. Add flour. Knead until dough no longer sticks to your hands. Add more
flour if necessary. Let rise 2-3 hours in a warm place until double in
bulk. Punch down. Divide dough into 4 equal part and form each part into a
long roll. Cut off pieces the size of an egg. Roll each piece into an thin
oblong and brush with melted butter. Sprinkle with a little parmesan cheese
and a few golden raisins. Roll into a coil and place in greased muffin
tins. Let rise, covered until 3 times in bulk.

Bake at 350 degrees. Remove from tins and brush top with melted butter and
roll in a mixture of 1 cup sugar and 2 T. parmesan cheese.

NOTES : These are somewhat labor intensive, but worth every bite. Makes
lots and lots. Freeze for later enjoyment!!

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