Bakers Journal

Morello Cherry Bread

May 14, 2008
By South Korean team Coupe Louis Lesaffre

A formula from the South Korean team competing in last year’s Coupe Louis Lesaffre.

Ingredients Quantity

Flour  1,000 g
Yeast 15 g
Sugar 100 g
Egg 200 g
Egg yolk 200 g
Salt 24 g
Milk 350 g
Fresh butter 500 g
Malt 10 g



Pastry cream, morello cherries, fresh butter and vanilla sugar.


1. Autolyse: mix all ingredients except yeast, salt and butter for two minutes in second speed, then rest for 20 minutes.
2. Add yeast and salt, then mix for two minutes in first speed, then three minutes in second speed; add butter at the end of the mixing.
3. Let rest for 40 minutes at 28 C, then leave in fridge for 12h at 3 C.
4. Divide into 80 g pieces, and rest for 20 minutes.
5. Flatten the dough pieces and proof for 30 minutes.
6. Create four holes in the top of the dough, fill with pastry cream, then cherries, then dot with butter. Egg wash, then sprinkle with vanilla sugar.
7. Bake at 240 C for 9-10 minutes.

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