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How to make christmas season baking 'pain d'epices'

'Pain d'epices' translates spice bread. Popular around Christmas season. It is similar to the gingerbread. It is a bread to accompany the foie gras and blue cheeses. Also.. used in different recipes

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INGREDIENTS
Prepare the mould with butter and flour. 19x7 cm

Prepare the mould with butter and flour. 19x7 cm

The ingredients: flour, butter, sugar, honey and eggs

The ingredients: flour, butter, sugar, honey and eggs

Grind the spices

Grind the spices

Melt the butter with the honey and sugar.

Melt the butter with the honey and sugar.

Grate the orange and the ginger over the butter mix. When the sugar is melted... Put them aside to cool down

Grate the orange and the ginger over the butter mix. When the sugar is melted... Put them aside to cool down

Add the butter mixture to the dry ingredients: (flour, salt and baking powder and the spices)

Add the butter mixture to the dry ingredients: (flour, salt and baking powder and the spices)

Beat the eggs with a fork. Add over the batter. Then add the almond and the hazelnut flours (optional). Put in the mould. Bake 55 mins in a preheated oven 170C

Beat the eggs with a fork. Add over the batter. Then add the almond and the hazelnut flours (optional). Put in the mould. Bake 55 mins in a preheated oven 170C

  • 125.0g Butter
  • 250.0g Honey
  • 75.0g Coconut sugar
  • 215.0g Whole wheat flour
  • 0.0tsp Salt
  • 1.0tsp Baking powder
  • 2.0cm Ginger grated
  • 1.0 Orange zest
  • 10.0 Peppercorns + 1 Tsp turmeric
  • 1.0Tbsp Anise seed or 2 star anis
  • 0.0tsp Nutmeg
  • 10.0 Cardamon pods
  • 5.0 Cloves
  • 1.0Tbsp Cinnamon
  • 2.0 Eggs
  • 130.0g Ground Almond and noisette 65g each