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Christmas Bread
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Christmas bread

Christmas bread is usually made with tutti frutti. It is mildly sweet and very  soft. Perfect for the christams season .
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Resting Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time3 hrs 15 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: sharmila kingsly


  • Oven


  • Warm Milk – ¼ cup
  • Warm Water – ⅛ cup
  • Sugar – 3 tbsp
  • Instant Dry Yeast- 1 tsp
  • Butter – 2 tbsp
  • All-purpose Flour – 1 ¼ cup
  • Salt a pinch
  • Tutti Frutti – ¼ cup


  • In a bowl add in luke warm milk and then warm water. To this add in the 1 tbsp of sugar.
  • Mix everything well and then add in the Yeast. Let it get activated allow it to rest for 10 mins. In another mixing bowl add in the remaining sugar and butter. Cream both together.
  • Next add in the all-purpose flour and then add in the yeast and milk mixture.
  • Knead well for a minimum of 8 – 10 mins. The dough should be very soft.
  • Spread it out using a rolling pin and then add in the tutti frutti. Roll it up.
  • And then shape it to form a round shape. Grease the dough with oil and allow it to proof up for 1 ½ hours. After proofing knead the dough once again. Next place a parchment paper on a baking tray.
  • Place the bread on the baking tray brush it with milk set it aside for another 30 mins. Sprinkle some sugar on the top. Preheat the oven at 180 Deg C for 10 mins and then bake it at 180 Deg for 30 mins. After baking brush, the top with melted butter once again.


  • The baking time may vary from oven to oven and hence keep a check after 20 mins.
  • Keep good for 3 days. Store in refrigerator.
  • Allow the bread to cool completely before slicing.
  • Use a serrated knife for slicing the bread.
  • Knead the bread well for a neat and smooth top.I am still in the learning stage.
Keyword Christmas bread
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