Italian Fruit Bread

Preparation info
  • Makes


    6 inch breads
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

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For the sponge

  • Butter for greasing bowl
  • 100 milliliters ( ounces) whole milk, at room temperature


Prepare your mise en place.

Lightly coat the interior of a medium mixing bowl with butter. Set aside.

To make the sponge, combine the milk and yeast with the flour in a second medium mixing bowl, stirring with a wooden spoon until a sponge forms. Using a bowl scraper, scrape the sponge into the greased bowl. Cover with plastic film and set aside to rise for 15 minutes, or