Pan De Muertos ( Day of the Dead Bread)

Recipe by Rachel Lynn
READY IN: 3hrs 40mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 20 slices
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix all dry ingredients together except the 4 1/2 cups of flour.
  • In small pan, heat the milk, the water, and the butter.
  • Add liquid mixture to the dry mixture.
  • Beat well.
  • Mix in the eggs and 1 1/2 cups of flour. Beat well.
  • Put in rest of flour, little by little.
  • Knead the mixture for 10 minutes.
  • Put dough in bowl and allow to rise until has doubled in size, or about an hour and a half.
  • Punch dough down and reshape it with some "bone" shapes on top to decorate it.
  • Let rise another hour.
  • Heat 1/2 cup sugar and the 1/3 orange juice over stove until melted.
  • Brush over dough.
  • Bake at 350°F for about 40 minutes.
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