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Recipe of Thread of Kings with Chocolate Coverage

Thread of Kings with Chocolate Coverage

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An easy and rich way to make your own rosca de reyes and celebrate this beautiful Mexican tradition with your family. It will be delicious and it is also very easy to prepare.
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6 portions
  • 250 grams flour
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 3 tablespoons Water, tibia
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 80 milliliters milk
  • 5 milliliters liquid vanilla
  • 1 orange, just zest
  • 90 grams butter
  • 50 grams vegetable shortening, to decorate
  • 50 grams flour
  • 50 grams powdered sugar
  • to taste dried fruit
  • to taste cherries in syrup
  • to taste chocolate, white and milk


Mix the yeast with water and sugar, let stand 10min.
Sift the flour and form a volcano with it. Inside the volcano add the leavening yeast. Add the eggs and milk.
It incorporates vanilla and orange zest. Add the butter. Knead until you have a flexible, manageable dough that does not stick to your hands, you can incorporate more flour until you have the desired consistency, hit it against the table and let it rest until it doubles its size in a bowl with oil.
When I have doubled its size knead for a moment and make a ball.
Make a hole in the middle of the ball of dough and go turning it with your wrists until you have the desired size. Let stand until doubled in a warm place. When he has doubled his size, he varnishes the entire thread with an egg, adds the nuts and the dolls.
Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
For the coverage Mix the shortening with the flour and sugar until they are perfectly well incorporated and refrigerate for a moment, with the hands to make balls and crush them and place them in the thread.
Bake 40 to 50 min until golden brown and cool.
Once the thread is cold, chocolate melts (white / dark) and with a spoon in the form of thread, it goes through the whole thread to give a fun and rich touch.


Add the dolls sideways and not vertically so they do not damage the dough

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