Kugelhopf

Raisin Yeast Bread

Preparation info

  • Makes 2 Kugelhopfs to Serve

    12

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Country Cooking of France

By Anne Willan

Published 2007

  • About

In Alsace, a breakfast of warm Kugelhopf is a morning ritual. I like mine to be fragrant with a bit of chopped candied peel of citron, an aromatic citrus fruit with a thick skin that candies particularly well. Sturdy metal Kugelhopf molds or fluted tube pans are easy to find, and they do a good job, but somehow the crust is never quite the same when this raisin-studded bread is baked in metal. Every time I am in Strasbourg, I buy a fluted earthenware mold for baking my own at home, and ever