- 340 g hard flour (bread flour)
- 7 g yeast
- 40 g brown sugar
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 40 g butter, melted
- 150 ml warm milk
- 250 g dried apricots, finely chopped
- 4 tablespoons orange liqueur or brandy
- 100 g peanuts
- 50 g dried cranberries
- 100 g white chocolate, finely chopped
- 2 teaspoons caster sugar, for dusting
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- Add the flour, yeast and sugar to the bowl of a mixer. Add the egg, butter and milk and beat with the hook for 5 minutes, until an elastic dough has formed.
- Put the dough in a bowl that has been brushed with oil. Cover with a towel and allow to rise for 1 hour. In the meantime, put the dry apricots and the liqueur in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes and set aside to cool.
- In a food processor, pulse the peanuts until completely ground. Add the cranberries, white chocolate and the apricot mixture. Pulse again. Transfer the mixture to a sheet of parchment paper and form into a 25 cm log. Put in the freezer for 5-10 minutes until it becomes firm.
- Preheat the oven to 170* C (330*F) Fan.
- On a lightly floured work surface, roll out the dough with a rolling pin to a 28x18 cm rectangle.
- Add the filling in the middle of the dough, lengthwise. Brush some water onto the edges of the left side of the dough. Fold the right side over, to meet with the edges of the left.
- Press down on the edges lightly so that they can stick together. Cover with a towel and allow to rise for ½ hour.
- Bake for 25 minutes, until it rises and turns golden.
- Cool on a wire rack and dust with caster sugar.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.