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INGREDIENTS
2 cups of flour

2 cups of flour

1/4 cup of granulated sugar

1/4 cup of granulated sugar

2 1/4 tsp yeast

2 1/4 tsp yeast

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp salt

Combine them together and set aside

Combine them together and set aside

Whisk together the eggs and set aside

Whisk together the eggs and set aside

1/3 cup of milk (whole milk in the recipe but I used what I had)

1/3 cup of milk (whole milk in the recipe but I used what I had)

In a small saucepan, melt together milk and butter until butter has just melted

In a small saucepan, melt together milk and butter until butter has just melted

Remove from the heat and add water

Remove from the heat and add water

And vanilla extract

And vanilla extract

Let mixture stand for a few minutes and pour into the dry ingredients

Let mixture stand for a few minutes and pour into the dry ingredients

Mix with a wooden spoon

Mix with a wooden spoon

Add the eggs and stir the mixture until the eggs are incorporated into the batter

Add the eggs and stir the mixture until the eggs are incorporated into the batter

Add the remaining 3/4 cup of flour and stir with the wooden spoon for about 2 minutes.

Add the remaining 3/4 cup of flour and stir with the wooden spoon for about 2 minutes.

The mixture will be sticky.  That\u2019s just right

The mixture will be sticky. That’s just right

Place the dough in a large,  greased bowl.  I used vegetable oil. Cover with plastic wrap and a clean kitchen towel. Place in a warm space and allow to rest until doubled in size, about 1 hour

Place the dough in a large, greased bowl. I used vegetable oil. Cover with plastic wrap and a clean kitchen towel. Place in a warm space and allow to rest until doubled in size, about 1 hour

While the dough rises, let's prepare the filling.    1 cup of granulated sugar

While the dough rises, let's prepare the filling. 1 cup of granulated sugar

2 tsp ground cinnamon

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

whisk together the sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg and set aside.

whisk together the sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg and set aside.

Melt 2 ounces of butter until browned.  Set aside

Melt 2 ounces of butter until browned. Set aside

Grease and flour a 9x5x3-inch pan.  Set that aside too.

Grease and flour a 9x5x3-inch pan. Set that aside too.

After an hour deflate the risen dough and knead about 2 tablespoons of flour into it

After an hour deflate the risen dough and knead about 2 tablespoons of flour into it

Nice texture

Nice texture

Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let rest for 5 minutes

Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let rest for 5 minutes

On a lightly floured work surface, use a rolling pin to roll the dough out.

On a lightly floured work surface, use a rolling pin to roll the dough out.

The dough should be 12-inches wide and about 20-inches long

The dough should be 12-inches wide and about 20-inches long

Use a pastry brush to spread melted butter across all of the dough.

Use a pastry brush to spread melted butter across all of the dough.

Sprinkle with all of the sugar and cinnamon mixture.

Sprinkle with all of the sugar and cinnamon mixture.

Slice the dough vertically, into six equal-sized strips

Slice the dough vertically, into six equal-sized strips

Stack the strips on top of one another

Stack the strips on top of one another

Slice the stack into six equal slices once again.

Slice the stack into six equal slices once again.

Layer the dough squares in the loaf pan like a flip-book.

Layer the dough squares in the loaf pan like a flip-book.

Place a kitchen towel over the loaf pan and allow to rest in a warm place for 30 to 45 minutes

Place a kitchen towel over the loaf pan and allow to rest in a warm place for 30 to 45 minutes

After 45 minutes

After 45 minutes

Looks even better close up!

Looks even better close up!

Place the loaf in the oven and bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes

Place the loaf in the oven and bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes

Little slices of heaven

  • 3/4c All Purpose flour
  • 1/4c Sugar
  • 1/4tsp Yeast
  • 1/2tsp Salt
  • 2.0oz Unsalted butter
  • 1/3c Milk
  • 1/4c Water
  • 2.0 Large eggs
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1.0c Sugar
  • 2.0tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4tsp Nutmeg
  • 2.0oz Unsalted butter