Obstkuchen Base - Yeast Dough
|The is one kind of base that can be used for an Obstkuchen (Fruit topped cake).
|1 1/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
1/2 package Active Dry Yeast
2 tablespoons Unsalted Butter, room temperature
1/3 cup Milk, luke warm
2 tablespoon Sugar
Pinch of Salt
|In a small bowl, combine the yeast and the milk. Mix in 2 tablespoons of the flour and 1 teaspoon of the sugar. Allow this mixture to sit in a warm place for 1 hour.
Combine remaining dough ingredients then add in the yeast mixture. Mix until a smooth dough forms, then knead by hand. Allow dough to sit in a warm place until double in volume.
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Grease a Springform pan.
On a floured work surface, roll out dough until it is the size of the pan. Transfer dough to prepared pan. Gently press dough into pan.
For topping ideas, please visit our Obstkuchen (Fruit topped cake) page.
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