Kulich – Russian Easter bread

Ingredients

Store Cupboard

  • 450g of strong white bread flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 50g of caster sugar
  • 14g of fast-action dried yeast, (2 packets)
  • 100g of mixed dried fruits
  • 100g of icing sugar
  • almonds, toasted
  • sprinkles

Spices & Dried Herbs

  • 1 1/2 tsp mixed spice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Dairy

  • 50g of butter
  • 210ml of milk, tepid
  • 1 egg, beaten

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 25g of citrus peel, mixed
  • 1/2 lemon, juice only

Delicatessen

  • 8 glacé cherries, quartered