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Savarin

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast/Compressed yeast- 1 cake 1⁄4 Ounce (1 package)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), scalded and cooled
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , slightly beaten
  Soft butter/Margarine 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Rum syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whipped cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 400° F.
2) In a cup pour very warm water (105°F.to 115°F.) and sprinkle dry yeast or lukewarm (80°F.to 90°F.) and sprinkle compressed yeast.
3) Let the yeast mixture stand for 5 minutes, and then stir to dissolve.

MAKING
4) In a bowl, sift the flour and make a well in middle of it.
5) Pour in milk, yeast mixture, eggs, sugar and salt.
6) Beat he mixture with a spoon or with electric mixer until soft sticky dough is formed.
7) Using the hands beat for 2 minutes, pulling the dough and letting it slap back hard into the bowl.
8) Cover the bowl and let the dough rest for 45 minutes or until the dough is doubled in volume in warm place.
9) Stir using wooden spoon and add butter, beat with hands for 5 minutes.
10) Add in the lemon rind.

FINALIZING
11) Pour the dough into a ring mould and let it rest and rise for 1 hour.
12) Bake in the oven for 30 to 35 minutes.
13) Remove from the oven, let it cool down a bit.
14) Turn out when still warm and spoon hot rum syrup over the too until well saturated.

SERVING
15) Serve -warm with the centre filled with whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
75 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 480 Calories from Fat 273

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.1%

Saturated Fat 19.1 g95.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 184 mg61.3%

Sodium 153.5 mg6.4%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.88 g3.5%

Sugars 21.6 g

Protein 6 g11.4%

Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 9.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Savarin Recipe