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Bread of Dead and Cream Cheese

1h 15 mins
25 mins
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Delicious pan de muerto a traditional Mexican sweet bread that is made to remember the deceased. It is spectacularly delicious. This time you have to try it with a little cream cheese. You'll love it.
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4 portions
  • 500 grams flour
  • 90 grams butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 grams sugar
  • 200 milliliters milk
  • 1 orange, just the zest
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon liquid vanilla
  • 15 grams dry yeast
  • 190 grams cream cheese
  • to taste condensed milk


Heat a small portion of milk, in this dissolved dry yeast, add 2 tablespoons flour, 2 sugar and place it in a hot place in your kitchen to ferment.
Place the flour in a colander with the rest of the sugar, the pinch of salt and pass it through the colander to refine it. Add eggs, vanilla and milk little by little and integrate. Then add the orange zest and mix it to form a first dough.
Add the already fermented yeast to your first dough by stirring slowly. Here it seems that you can not integrate it, do not worry it's normal. Incorporate the dough giving it strong strokes for a long time until you form a perfect dough with a very good consistency.
Preheat your oven to 180 ° C. In a tray smears butter all over the surface.
Mix the cream cheese with the condensed milk until you achieve a good consistency to your liking and a sweet taste.
Form 4 loaves of bread and crush them so that they are like gorditas and place in the center your cheese mixture; close like a ball, do the same with all. With the remaining dough divided into 8 small strips and 4 balls. Form the bones and place them on the bread.
Leave to ferment for 20 minutes and then bake for 25 mins. Let cool and if you want with a little butter and sugar sprinkle them to give it more sweet flavor.


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