Recipe of roscón de reyes

There are very few days left for the official, magical and traditional ones to arrive officially Kings of the Orient (You can know the origin of the Magi if you want to know more about them), which come with gifts for all the children of the world, and are characterized by being one of the most important points of the Christmas, and that precisely in one way or another would come to be the final point of these holidays.

As we mentioned to you on a previous occasion, the Christmas It is characterized mainly because with it we can enjoy a good variety of typical Christmas desserts, as is the case Nougat from Jijona or of Alicante nougat, among others.

But if there is a traditional dessert and, moreover, characteristic of Day of the Magi, that is without a doubt the roscón de reyes.

Today we talk about the roscón de reyes recipe, as well as the different steps and basic tips to be able to elaborate it.

Recipe of roscón de reyes

Ingredients to make the roscón de reyes

  • 500 g Of flour
  • 25 g. of baker's yeast
  • 100 g of sugar
  • 100 ml. milk
  • 100 g of butter
  • 2 eggs
  • Lemon zest
  • Frosty fruit

Steps to make the roscón de reyes

1. Heat three to four tablespoons of milk. Dissolve the leaven in it.

2. Add now 100 g. of flour and knead well until there is a small ball (the size of a tennis ball). Let stand two hours (the ball should increase twice its size).

3. Now, in a large bowl, add the rest of the flour, making a little hole in the center, to put the eggs, sugar and lemon zest. Beat everything very well.

4. Add the butter so that it integrates well into the dough. Keep kneading well.

5. Now you must join the two masses, letting it rest then another two hours.

6. During the time that we have let the dough rest, it must have remained spongy.

7. Turn the oven to a temperature of 160º and take the oven source where you are going to make the roscón.

8. Place baking paper and spread a little butter on it to prevent the dough from sticking.

9. Pour the dough and give it a screw shape. In case you are going to put a small gift inside the roscón, now is the time to introduce it well into it.

10. Now add the candied fruit to taste, paint it with beaten egg and sprinkle sugar.

11. Let it make in the oven for a half hour. ThemesChristmas Christmas Recipes