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Category: Czech, Breads

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------SPONGE-----------------------------------
  • 1 pk Yeast
  • 1/2 c Lukewarm Water
  • 2 c Milk
  • 4 c Flour
  • 1/2 ts Sugar


1/2 c Butter
2/3 c Sugar
2 ts Salt
3 Eggs; Well Beaten
1/2 ts Ground Nutmeg
1 Lemon Rind; Grated
4 c Flour (Up To 5 Cups)
3/4 c Seedless Raisins
Chopped Nuts

1 Egg; Beaten
1/4 c Milk

To make the sponge : Stir yeast and sugar into lukewarm water; let stand a
few minutes. Scald and cool milk to lukewarm. Add softened yeast to milk.
Add the flour; beat smooth. Let rise in warm place until light and bubbly.
To make the dough: Cream together the butter, sugar and salt. Add beaten
eggs, nutmeg and lemon rind. Blend this mixture with the risen sponge.
Thicken with enough folur to make a stiff dough. Add raisins and nuts
dusted with flour. Knead until smooth and elastic. Place in a greased bowl;
brush lightly with shortening. Cover; let rise in warm place until double
in bulk. Turn out on a lightly floured board; shape into houska loaf. Brush
top with egg mixed with milk. Bake 45 minutes at 350F.

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