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Easter Cherry Crown

  • RECIPE MAKES: 3 portions
  • PREP TIME: 40 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 25 minutes

Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas mark 6.

Step 1

Add the fruit and 200ml of the warm water to a bowl and heat in the microwave for 2 minutes, then drain

Step 2

In a jug, mix the remaining warm water, ProZero, psyllium husk, yeast and the almond essence and leave to thicken for 10 minutes.

Step 3

In a mixing bowl, rub together the butter, sugar, Fate Low Protein All-Purpose Mix, mixed spice, cinnamon, and ginger with your fingertips until you get a sandy texture.

Step 4

Add the ProZero mixture and the fruit and mix until you get a smooth dough. Knead for 5-10 minutes. Cover and leave to rise in a warm place for 30 minutes.

Step 5

divide the Dough into 3 equal portions. 

Step 6

Then divide each ball of Dough into 2. Roll them into 18cm long ropes lengths of dough.

Step 7

Place the dough side by side.  take the one end of in each hand and cross over till a plait is formed. 

Step 8

Take the two end of the plait and join in circular shape.

Step 9

Press in 6 pieces halved cherry around the top.

Step 10

Place on a lined baking tray and brush with the melted butter. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 11

When cooked place on cooling wire  and let cool.

Step 12

Place the icing sugar into bowl add in water in to bowl and mix well thick paste.( it should be like very thick Custard texture).

Step 13

Take a fork dip in water icing and flick over the top cherry crown  till ribbons of icing  shows on the crown.

  • For the bread
  • 100g Mixed dried fruit
  • 280ml Warm water
  • 80ml ProZero
  • 6g Psyllium husk
  • 7g Yeast
  • 1 tbsp Almond Essence
  • 40g Butter
  • 25g Sugar
  • 250g Fate Low Protein All-Purpose Mix
  • 1 tsp Mixed spice
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 9   Glace cherries cut  in ½
  • 10g Butter, melted
  • Icing 
  • 80g ice sugar
  • 8g of cold water