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Basic Kings' Thread

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This recipe is a delicious rosca de reyes. Make your own for the days where the tap starts, with the excellent excuse of aver who has to bring tamales. Impress everyone with your delicious homemade rose and enjoy it with all your family and friends.


20 portions
  • 4 envelopes yeast
  • 5 cups flour
  • 200 grams butter
  • 4 eggs, whole
  • 8 egg yolks
  • eggs, to varnish
  • figs
  • lemons
  • oranges, crystallized in strips
  • cherries
  • sugar
  • 1 cup condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoons table salt
  • 1 tablespoon flower, azhar flower tea
  • 1 cup fruit, chopped covers: fig, lemon, lemon, cherries, raisins


Dissolve the yeast in a little warm water.
Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of flour.
Mix well and let this dough rest in a warm place until it doubles its size.
Around 30 to 40 minutes.
While on a table the flour hovers and forms a kind of hollow volcano in the center.
Add the rest of the ingredients there, except the chopped fruit.
With your hands and soft blows, incorporate everything.
Then, again let the dough rest so that it doubles its size.
Once ready, you can work on a flat surface with the roller. Extend to form a rectangle.
In the center place chopped covered fruit and the figures of the Child God that you wish.
Cover the central part with the sides to form a thin rectangle and assemble the thread on a baking tray.
Varnish with egg and decorate your taste with the ingredients you have for it.
Bake at 180ºC for 25 minutes.

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