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Submitted:
  2011-10-26
Prep Time:
  20 minutes
Yield:
  1
Difficulty Level:
  Moderate
Category:
  Pareve
Meal:
  Breakfast
  Lunch
  Sandwich
  School or Work Lunch
  Brunch
  Dinner
  Kid Favorites
Course:
  Breads
Health Conscious:
  not specified
Cuisine:
  Heimish
Cooking Method:
  Bake
Occasion:
  Shabbos
  Yom Tov
  Rosh Hashana
  Purim
  Shavuos
  Succos
  Picnic
Main Ingredients:
  not specified
Source:
  Mara Benmergui
Bracha:
  HaMotzi

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My mother-in-law invented this recipe and it is everything you are looking for in a sweet bread; sweet but not too sweet, yet light and fluffy. We have it on Yom Tov as a special treat.
 
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A towel spread on top of the bread on a dry day keeps the moisture in so it doesn't dry out.
 
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Comments / Reviews
Also, is there any difference between Israeli flour and American flour? Thanks!
spa27, 2012-09-10
American commercial white flour generally comes in many different types, such as high-gluten, better for bread, all-purpose, and others I'm sure I don't know about. Israeli commercial white flour is one type--bleached, all-purpose. That's a general overview, but my husband is a Rosh Chaburah of a matza chabura, and he could give you a whole lecture on the different types of wheat here in Israel (Negev, Ariel, etc.) and their properties. So, based on that, I would say it is hard to predict
shiradye, 2012-09-13
can you specify the type of yeast you refer to here? looks like a yum recipe! thanks
kayla, 2012-11-06
Dry yeast, here in Israel, I use PACA which comes vacuum packed, it's a red and blue package which costs around 12 NIS. In the US, Fleischmann's or Red Star should do it.
shiradye, 2012-11-08
 
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