Three Kings' cake with bacon and herbs
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- Serves: 1 person
- 160 gcountry bacon
- 1 bunchmixed herbs
- 500 glight spelt flour
- 1 ½ tspsalt
- ½ cubeyeast
- 1garlic clove
- 3 dlwater
- 3 tbspolive oil
- 2 tbspflaked almonds
- ½ tspsea salt
Step 1Cut away the bacon rind, cut the bacon into cubes. Finely chop the herbs.
Step 2Mix the flour, salt and yeast in a bowl. Add the bacon and herbs, mince in the garlic, mix in.
Step 3Add the water and oil, knead to form a soft, smooth dough. Cover and leave to rise at room temperature for approx. 1½ hrs. until doubled in size.
Step 4Weigh out 8 portions of dough (each approx. 90 g), set aside the rest. Flatten the pieces of dough and shape into balls.
Step 5Press the almond (king) into one of the balls.
Step 6Shape the remaining dough into a large ball, place in the centre of a tray lined with baking paper. Arrange the small balls evenly around the large one, cover and leave to rise for a further 30 mins.
Step 7Beat the egg, brush the dough balls with the egg, sprinkle with flaked almonds and fleur de sel.
Step 8Approx. 35 mins. in the centre of an oven preheated to 180°C. Remove from the oven, allow to cool slightly, slide the Three Kings' cake onto a cooling rack and leave to cool completely.