The Easy Way to Prepare The Best Catalan Three kings' cake

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Catalan Three kings' cake.

Catalan Three kings' cake You can make Catalan Three kings' cake using 27 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Catalan Three kings' cake

  1. It’s of Sourdough.
  2. Prepare of fresh yeast.
  3. Prepare of bread flour.
  4. It’s of whole milk.
  5. It’s of Dough.
  6. Prepare of egg.
  7. It’s of bread flour.
  8. You need of granulated sugar.
  9. It’s of cointreau.
  10. Prepare of orange flower water.
  11. It’s of fresh yeast.
  12. It’s of whole milk.
  13. Prepare of unsalted butter.
  14. Prepare of Marzipan.
  15. It’s of groung almond.
  16. You need of ground hazelnut.
  17. It’s of ground walnut.
  18. Prepare of ground coconut.
  19. You need of powdered sugar.
  20. It’s of egg yolk.
  21. You need of Topping.
  22. It’s of pomace brandy (ex. grappa).
  23. It’s of sugar.
  24. You need of eggs.
  25. You need of almond.
  26. It’s of box of dried and candied fruit.
  27. You need of vegetable oil.

Catalan Three kings' cake step by step

  1. Sourdough: Warm the milk a bit. Mix the yeast and the flour. Add the milk and knead. Let it rest (and raise) for 12 hours..
  2. Marzipan: mix all the ingedients, make a ball, wrap it in plastic wrap amd let it rest in the fridge for around 10-12 hours..
  3. Dough: mix the milk, the cointreau, the orange flower water. In another bowl mix the flour, the sourdough (must crumble it), the yeast, the sugar and the salt..
  4. Add the liquids and the butter (slightly melted) and kneed it. Cover it with a wet cloth amd let it rest u til it doubles its original volume..
  5. Press the mass down to take out the air and make a ball. Rub vegetal oil in your hands and make a hole in the middle of the ball and stretch it carefully until you have a crown. Flat the sides and put the crown on a oven-tray (covered in paper).
  6. Put the marzipan in the crown. Once done take the exterior side of the mass and cover the marzipan. Cover t once more with a wet cloth amd let it double its volume..
  7. Topping: Mix the brandy and the sugar and paint the crown. Beat the egg and paint the crown over the sugar. Put the candied fruts andthe almonds on it..
  8. Put in he oven for 25-30 minutes. Let it cool down before serving.

recipe by maa-chan @cookpad