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Sweet Yeast-Dough Bunnies

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Sweet Yeast-Dough Bunnies

Sweet Yeast-Dough Bunnies - Charming treats for Easter - or any spring day

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Health Score:
6,5 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 30 min.
Ready in
Calories:
277
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Don't be afraid of calories: Yeast dough pastry fortunately belongs to the more figure-friendly treats!

The fine bunnies taste best freshly baked. But if you prefer to prepare them, you can freeze them after they have cooled down - this saves time right before Easter.

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie277 kcal(13 %)
Protein7 g(7 %)
Fat11 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates36 g(24 %)
Sugar added6 g(24 %)
Roughage2.5 g(8 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.4 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E2.1 mg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin2.1 mg(18 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate46 μg(15 %)
Pantothenic acid0.4 mg(7 %)
Biotin6 μg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.3 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C1.2 mg(1 %)
Potassium153 mg(4 %)
Calcium53 mg(5 %)
Magnesium27 mg(9 %)
Iron1.3 mg(9 %)
Iodine3 μg(2 %)
Zinc0.9 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.7 g
Uric acid27 mg
Cholesterol71 mg
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Ingredients

for
10
Ingredients
¾ cup
13 ounces Pastry flour (plus more for dusting)
1 pinch salt
1 pinch Dry yeast
3 tablespoons sugar
2 eggs
3 ounces butter
4 tablespoons almonds
10 Cranberry
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Tablespoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Mixing bowl, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Rolling pin, 1 Cookie cutter, 2 Baking sheets, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Small pot, 1 Small bowl, 1 Fork, 1 Brush, 1 Wire rack, 1 Offset spatula, 1 Kitchen towel

Preparation steps

1.
Sweet Yeast-Dough Bunnies preparation step 1

Heat milk in a small pot until lukewarm. Mix flour, salt, yeast and sugar in a mixing bowl.

2.
Sweet Yeast-Dough Bunnies preparation step 2

Add 1 egg, lukewarm milk and the butter. Knead with the dough hook of a hand mixer to a smooth, pliable dough.

3.
Sweet Yeast-Dough Bunnies preparation step 3

Sprinkle the work surface with some flour. Knead with your hands and shape into a ball.

4.
Sweet Yeast-Dough Bunnies preparation step 4

Put back in the bowl, cover with a kitchen towel and let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk, about 40 minutes.

5.
Sweet Yeast-Dough Bunnies preparation step 5

Knead dough on floured work surface again and roll out to about 1 cm (approximately 1/2 inch) thick. With a cookie cutter (14 x 10 cm) (approximately 6 x 4 inches), cut out 10 rabbit shapes.

6.
Sweet Yeast-Dough Bunnies preparation step 6

Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and then use an offset spatula to transfer cookie cut-outs to the sheets. Separate the remaining egg. Whisk the egg yolk with milk and brush over cut-outs. (Reserve egg white for another use)

7.
Sweet Yeast-Dough Bunnies preparation step 7

Sprinkle cut-outs with almonds and press in cranberries for eyes. Bake one sheet at a time on middle rack of preheated oven at 180°C (fan 160°C, gas: mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F) for 20-25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack before serving.