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Venezuelan Ham Bread
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11 INGREDIENTS • 11 STEPS • 3HRS 35MINS

Venezuelan Ham Bread

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A delicious soft moist bread filled with ham, sweet dried fruits and salty green olives. Venezuela's Christmas Bread or Pan de Jamón Navideño is a unique bread with a unique flavour combination that can be eaten any time of day with hot or cold drinks and as a snack.
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Mi Terruño Food
Hi, my name is Morella. I'm a foodie, cook, food photographer, and proud Italo - Venezuelan! My recipes are traditional creole cuisine of Venezuela, occasionally fused with traditional flavors of southern Italy.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCifZtpcvsUMy7gcL2zo83Rg
A delicious soft moist bread filled with ham, sweet dried fruits and salty green olives. Venezuela's Christmas Bread or Pan de Jamón Navideño is a unique bread with a unique flavour combination that can be eaten any time of day with hot or cold drinks and as a snack.
3HRS 35MINS
Total Time
$1.78
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Milk
1 1/4 cups
Butter
2 1/2 Tbsp
Salt
1 tsp
Free Range Egg
3
Free Range Egg
Prosciutto
9 oz
Prosciutto, cooked
Pitted Green Olives
1 cup
Pitted Green Olives
Raisins
1/2 cup
Raisins
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
438
Fat
13.4 g
Protein
19.9 g
Carbs
61.9 g
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Mi Terruño Food
Hi, my name is Morella. I'm a foodie, cook, food photographer, and proud Italo - Venezuelan! My recipes are traditional creole cuisine of Venezuela, occasionally fused with traditional flavors of southern Italy.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCifZtpcvsUMy7gcL2zo83Rg
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step 1
In a mixer or bowl add the All-Purpose Flour (4 cups), Free Range Egg (2), Butter (2 1/2 Tbsp), Granulated Sugar (1/2 tsp), Instant Dry Yeast (1 Tbsp), Salt (1 tsp) and Milk (1 1/4 cups) and mix together kneading until the dough has reached the required consistency.
step 1 In a mixer or bowl add the All-Purpose Flour (4 cups), Free Range Egg (2), Butter (2 1/2 Tbsp), Granulated Sugar (1/2 tsp), Instant Dry Yeast (1 Tbsp), Salt (1 tsp) and Milk (1 1/4 cups) and mix together kneading until the dough has reached the required consistency.
step 2
Once the dough has been kneaded leave to prove in a covered floured bowl for 3 to 4 hours or until it has doubled in size.
step 2 Once the dough has been kneaded leave to prove in a covered floured bowl for 3 to 4 hours or until it has doubled in size.
step 3
Preheat oven at 220 degrees C (425 degrees F).
step 4
Once the dough has proved remove from the bowl and knead for another 3 minutes in a well floured surface. Extend the dough using a rolling pin until is 1/2 cm thick.
step 4 Once the dough has proved remove from the bowl and knead for another 3 minutes in a well floured surface. Extend the dough using a rolling pin until is 1/2 cm thick.
step 5
Add the Muscovado Sugar (1 Tbsp) and spread all over the dough, removing the excess.
step 5 Add the Muscovado Sugar (1 Tbsp) and spread all over the dough, removing the excess.
step 6
Place a layer of Prosciutto (9 oz), then a layer of Raisins (1/2 cup) and finish with a layer of the Pitted Green Olives (1 cup).
step 6 Place a layer of Prosciutto (9 oz), then a layer of Raisins (1/2 cup) and finish with a layer of the Pitted Green Olives (1 cup).
step 7
Carefully start to roll the dough.
step 7 Carefully start to roll the dough.
step 8
Once the dough is fully rolled and a "sausage" like bread has been created, move it to a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
step 8 Once the dough is fully rolled and a "sausage" like bread has been created, move it to a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
step 9
With a fork prick the bread all over and glaze with a beaten Free Range Egg (1).
step 9 With a fork prick the bread all over and glaze with a beaten Free Range Egg (1).
step 10
Place the tray in the oven and bake for 20 minutes until is golden brown.
step 11
Once the bread is baked, leave it to cool.
step 11 Once the bread is baked, leave it to cool.
Tags
Breakfast
Bread
Shellfish-Free
Latin American
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