Braid lemon Procida, breakfast island

treccia al limone procida

This time, this recipe, even if it is from the island of Arturo, not of our dear friend procidano Gianluca, you know, because in the past we have already published some of his magic formulas from the kitchen, but of his wife, the nice lady Marisa. This below cum, as received, is preparing one of the favorite desserts in the family for a good start to any day. Of course, needless to say, she uses lemons duly Procida, to you, however, is granted usarne of any origin, because the basic ingredient for this braid is the love for their loved ones. And that, is universal.

Ingredients: 250 g flour, 120 ml of milk, 30 g butter, 20 g yeast, 1 egg, 4 g salt, 1 grated lemon peel, ½ vanilla bean, sugar grains.

Making of recipe

Place the flour, add the chopped butter, egg, milk, chopped lemon peel (peel only, not chopped white part is bitter), the vanilla and last the baking powder and salt. Slowly work the ingredients until it forms a ball that you will rise for 30-45 min.

Soon after you will have to divide the dough into 4 pieces and then make them into strands homogeneous. The four intertwined strands as if he was doing the braid the hair of your child, and before baking at 200 degrees brush the large cable with a beaten egg yolk. Bake for 30 min. Decorate with sugar grains in amounts to taste.

Recipe of Mrs. Marisa Procida