Sweet plum bread

Sweet plum bread

Based on 6 ratings

Jasmin Schümann


“My husband loves cake, so I like to sweeten up our weekend with something homebaked. I also enjoy baking as a balance to my demanding work life. Do you have a sweet recipe you would like to publish on Kitchen Stories? Send it to community@kitchenstories.io”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
40
min.
Preparation
40
min.
Baking
90
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
42 g fresh yeast
275 ml lukewarm water
70 g sugar (divided)
620 g flour
70 g margarine
¼ tsp salt
250 g plum jam
egg yolk
sliced almonds (optional)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • pastry brush
  • kitchen towel
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • liquid measuring cup
  • large bowl
  • parchment paper
  • stand mixer with dough hook
  • small bowl
  • rolling pin

Nutrition per serving

Cal
300
Protein
7g
Fat
6g
Carb
54g

Step 1/6

  • 42 fresh yeast
  • 275 ml lukewarm water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 620 flour
  • kitchen towel
  • liquid measuring cup
  • large bowl

Dissolve yeast in water with part of the sugar. Put flour in a bowl, make a well in the center, and carefully pour in the yeast mixture. Mix to combine. Cover and let the dough rest in a warm place for approx. 15 min.

Step 2/6

Add margarine, remaining sugar and salt, and knead the dough until smooth. Set aside for approx. 30 min. more.
  • 70 margarine
  • 65 sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • stand mixer with dough hook

Add margarine, remaining sugar and salt, and knead the dough until smooth. Set aside for approx. 30 min. more.

Step 3/6

Knead the dough thoroughly once more, then roll it out on parchment paper into a rectangle. Transfer to a baking sheet and let it rest for another 15 min.
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • rolling pin

Knead the dough thoroughly once more, then roll it out on parchment paper into a rectangle. Transfer to a baking sheet and let it rest for another 15 min.

Step 4/6

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Cover the dough with plum jam. Then, sprinkle with sliced almonds (optional) and roll up from the long side, placing it seam side down on the baking sheet.
  • 250 plum jam
  • sliced almonds (optional)
  • oven

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Cover the dough with plum jam. Then, sprinkle with sliced almonds (optional) and roll up from the long side, placing it seam side down on the baking sheet.

Step 5/6

Brush with a beaten egg yolk. Bake in the oven at 180°C/350°F on the middle rack for approx. 40 min.
  • 1 egg yolk
  • pastry brush
  • small bowl

Brush with a beaten egg yolk. Bake in the oven at 180°C/350°F on the middle rack for approx. 40 min.

Step 6/6

Set plum bread aside to cool, then serve.

Set plum bread aside to cool, then serve.