ROSCA DE REYES
By Savor the Flavour
HOW TO MAKE
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Use bread flour for the dough
Knead & prove the dough well
Mix up dough
Mix the flour, salt, and yeast, then add the wet ingredients and stir with your hand to form a dough.
KNEAD & PROVE
Add the milk and knead the dough until it's smooth, then let it rise (aka prove) until doubled in size.
While the dough is rising, prep the strips of paste and the guava paste and candied cherries.
Form the dough into a ring shape, cover with plastic wrap, and let it rise until it's springy to the touch, about 45 min.
SHAPE & RISE
DECORATE & BAKE
Brush with egg and decorate, then bake at 400°F for 10 min and then at 375°F for 10-15 min.
Insert a plastic or ceramic baby Jesus figurine into the cooled Rosca before serving.
hide the baby!
Let the Rosca de Reyes cool, then slice it and enjoy with a fragrant cup of chocolate caliente.
DID YOU FIND BABY Jesus?
That means it's your turn to host the Día de Candelaria fiesta and to make tamales for everyone!
You'll love eating this delicious, homemade Rosca de Reyes with your family and friends this Epiphany!
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