How to prepare yeast dough

To cook on an old recipe brioche dough, it is necessary to take:
- 1.1 kg of semolina flour;
- 2 sachets of 7 g instant yeast;
- 150 g of sugar;
- 2 tsp. of the salt;
- 2 tsp ground cardamom;
- 400 ml of milk;
- 250-300 ml of milk;
- 3 eggs;
- 200-250 grams of walnut kernels;
- 200 g of raisins;
- 300 g dark brown sugar;
- 2 tablespoons of honey;
- 90 g of powdered sugar.

First of all, make a yeast dough. To do this, in large bowl, combine instant yeast, powdered sugar, salt, cardamom and 450 g of flour. In a small pan or pot heat the milk and 90 grams of butter to about 50 ° C. In advance melt butter is not necessary. Using a mixer on low speed, gradually beat warm liquid into the flour mixture. Then beat in eggs. Increase speed of mixer and beat all the ingredients for another 3 minutes. With a wooden spoon, add 600 g of flour and knead a soft dough.

Put the dough on the covered with flour a work surface and gradually add 80-90g of flour, knead for another 10 minutes until the dough becomes elastic and smooth. Form a bowl, close with cling film and let stand 15 minutes.

How to cook scones

Prepare for bread stuffing. To do this, melt in a saucepan 90 g of butter. With a small bowl, combine chopped with a knife or in a mortar the walnuts, raisins and brown sugar. Divide the dough into 2 halves and roll out each into a rectangle. Then grease them with melted butter and spread evenly on the layers of the filling. Roll the dough into a roll starting with the long side of the rectangles and seal seams.

Then with a knife cut each roll into 10 pieces. Lay the buns on a greased baking tray cut side down. Close all with plastic wrap or a cloth and put in a warm place for half an hour. During this time the rolls should increase in volume by about half.

Heat the oven to 180oC, put him in a tray of "coming up" biscuits and bake them for 25-30 minutes until rolls are brown.

Next, prepare the glaze. To do this, place a saucepan on medium heat and in it heat the honey with the remaining 90 g butter 100 g brown sugar. The butter has fully melted and the sugar to dissolve. Then pour the prepared glaze baked muffins and cool them on a wire rack. When the cakes are completely cooled, mix the icing sugar with a tablespoon of water and sprinkle the buns with this mixture.