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  • 4 ½-5 cups flour
  • 2 packages active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • cup evaporated milk
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • Glaze
    • ½ cup honey
    • ¼ cup butter

 

1. In large bowl combine 1 1/2 cups flour, undissolved yeast and salt.

2. Heat milk, water, honey and butter until 120-130 degrees.

3. Butter does not need to melt.

4. Gradually add dry ingredients.

5. Beat 2 minutes at high speed, scraping bowl.

6. Add eggs and 1/2 cup flour.

7. Beat 2 minutes at high speed.

8. With spoon, stir in flour to make stiff batter.

9. Place in a greased bowl and grease top of dough.

10. Cover tightly with plastic and refrigerate 2-24 hours.

11. On floured board, divide dough into 15 pieces.

12. Roll each to 20 inch rope.

13. Divide each rope into 1 (12″) 1 (5″) and 3 (1″) strip.

14. Coil 12″ to make body.

15. Coil 5″ to make head.

16. Coil 1″ strips for ears and tail.

17. Place on greased baking sheet.

18. Let rise 20-25 minutes.

19. Bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

20. Brush with honey glaze: Combine honey and 1/4 cup butter in pan over low heat until melted.

 

 

 

 

 

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