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Sour Cream Sweet Dough

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Envelopes)
  Warm water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (105� To 115�)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsalted butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted (1 Stick)
  Dairy sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange rind 1 Tablespoon (From 1 Medium-Size Orange)
  Unsifted all purpose flour 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a small and combine yeast with warm water. Add 1 tablespoon sugar and stir until dissolved. Leave aside for 10 minutes.
2) Take a large bowl and mix together butter, sour cream, salt, eggs, nutmegs, remaining sugar and nutmeg.
3) Take an electric mixer and beat until well blended. Add 2 cups of flour and beat again.
4) Add yeast and 2 additional cups of flour. Beat for about 2 minutes, occasionally scraping the bowl.
5) Gently stir in remaining 2 cups of flour and knead into somewhat soft dough (softer than what is usually made for bread).
6) Place the dough on a floured surface and knead for about 5 minutes or until elastic and smooth.
7) Form a ball with the dough and place in a greased bowl, turning the greased side up.
8) Cover the dough with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours or overnight. It can also be refrigerated for 2 days.

SERVING
9) Use the dough for making sweet and sour bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Mixing
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Milk Product
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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