Sweet plum bread

Based on 8 ratings

Jasmin Schümann

Community Member

“My husband loves cake, so I like to sweeten up our weekend with something homebaked. I also enjoy baking as a balance to my demanding work life. Do you have a sweet recipe you would like to publish on Kitchen Stories? Send it to community@kitchenstories.com”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
40
min.
Preparation
40
min.
Baking
90
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
42 g fresh yeast
275 ml lukewarm water
70 g sugar (divided)
620 g flour
70 g margarine
¼ tsp salt
250 g plum jam
egg yolk
sliced almonds (optional)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • kitchen towel
  • liquid measuring cup
  • large bowl
  • stand mixer with dough hook
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • rolling pin
  • oven
  • pastry brush
  • small bowl

Nutrition per serving

Cal
300
Protein
7 g
Fat
6 g
Carb
54 g
  • Step 1/6

    • 42 g fresh yeast
    • 275 ml lukewarm water
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 620 g flour
    • kitchen towel
    • liquid measuring cup
    • large bowl

    Dissolve yeast in water with part of the sugar. Put flour in a bowl, make a well in the center, and carefully pour in the yeast mixture. Mix to combine. Cover and let the dough rest in a warm place for approx. 15 min.

  • Step 2/6

    Add margarine, remaining sugar and salt, and knead the dough until smooth. Set aside for approx. 30 min. more.
    • 70 g margarine
    • 65 g sugar
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • stand mixer with dough hook

    Add margarine, remaining sugar and salt, and knead the dough until smooth. Set aside for approx. 30 min. more.

  • Step 3/6

    Knead the dough thoroughly once more, then roll it out on parchment paper into a rectangle. Transfer to a baking sheet and let it rest for another 15 min.
    • baking sheet
    • parchment paper
    • rolling pin

    Knead the dough thoroughly once more, then roll it out on parchment paper into a rectangle. Transfer to a baking sheet and let it rest for another 15 min.

  • Step 4/6

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Cover the dough with plum jam. Then, sprinkle with sliced almonds (optional) and roll up from the long side, placing it seam side down on the baking sheet.
    • 250 g plum jam
    • sliced almonds (optional)
    • oven

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Cover the dough with plum jam. Then, sprinkle with sliced almonds (optional) and roll up from the long side, placing it seam side down on the baking sheet.

  • Step 5/6

    Brush with a beaten egg yolk. Bake in the oven at 180°C/350°F on the middle rack for approx. 40 min.
    • egg yolk
    • pastry brush
    • small bowl

    Brush with a beaten egg yolk. Bake in the oven at 180°C/350°F on the middle rack for approx. 40 min.

  • Step 6/6

    Set plum bread aside to cool, then serve.

    Set plum bread aside to cool, then serve.