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Garlic Naan

Garlic Naan
Recipe type: Pastries
Serves: 12 pieces

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Ingredients
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 3 tbs. milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 4½ cups bread flour
  • 1 tbs. garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup butter, melted

Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine yeast with warm water. Let stand about 10 minutes, until frothy. Stir in sugar, milk, egg, salt, and 1 cup of flour. Knead for 6 to 8 minutes on a lightly floured surface, or until smooth. Place dough in a well oiled bowl, cover with a damp cloth, and set aside to rise. Let it rise 1 hour, until the dough has doubled in size.
  2. Punch down dough, and knead in garlic. Pinch off small handfuls of dough about the size of a golf ball. Roll into balls, and place on a baking sheet. Cover with a towel, and allow to rise until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat grill to high heat.
  4. Roll one ball of dough out into a thin circle. Lightly oil grill. Place dough on grill, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until puffy and lightly browned. Brush uncooked side with butter, and turn over. Brush cooked side with butter, and cook until browned, another 2 to 4 minutes. Remove from grill, and continue the process until all the naan has been cooked.Garlic Naan Flatbread

 

Basil Garlic Bread

Basil Garlic Bread
Cuisine: Italian
Recipe type: Pastries
Serves: 1 Loaf

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Ingredients
  • 1 loaf of french bread, cut in half lengthwise
  • ⅓ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup basil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a food processor, combine butter, basil, garlic, and Parmesan cheese. Basil should still be chunky.
  3. Spread basil/butter mixture over cut halves of bread. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook in oven on foil-lined baking sheet for 10-15 minutes, or until bread reaches desired doneness.Basil Garlic Bread

 

A Fun Party Loaf for Your Next Party or Family Gathering

Ingredients:

  • 1 loaf of thawed dough
  • strips of any of kind of cheese
  • bacon, cooked
  • spring onion, chopped
  • any of your favorite dip

Directions:

  1. Roll out loaf to fit your bundt cake dish, the size of about 20-22 inch, grease the dish and place inside.
  2. Wrap slightly with plastic wait till the loaf is raised twice its size.
  3. Take of plastic and bake for approx 25 mins, 350 degrees – it should turn golden.
  4. Remove from oven and slice – without hitting the crust – diagonally crisscrosses as the picture shows.
  5. Transfer to baking sheet.
  6. Tuck in the bacon and cheese in between the slices.
  7. Place in oven for 5-10 more mins – the cheese should be fully melted.
  8. Remove and place a bowl with the dip inside, in the center of the hot loaf.

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Blueberry Cream Cake

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 1 + 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 + 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the filling:

  • 1 quart fresh blueberries
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • fresh whipped cream, for serving (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Grease a 10 inch spring baking pan.
  3. Combine the crust ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Pour into the pan and level it up.
  4. Take half the blueberries and spread a layer over the dough.
  5. Mix the filling ingredient in a bowl with the rest of the blueberries. Add it as a top layer to the pan.
  6. Throw some blueberries on top of it if you like.
  7. Bake for about an hour, check if middle is done.

 

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