Ingredients

flour 500gr
2 eggs
Sugar 60 gr
Milk 200 cl
Lard 30 gr
brewer’s yeast

to decorate
2 eggs
almonds and granulated sugar

Directions
Mix the flour with the sugar and make a heap. In its center, mix the eggs with the lard at ambient temperature, add the brewer’s yeast dissolved in the milk, work until the dough is smooth and homogeneous and let it rise for about 2 hours. Divide the dough into three equal parts to make a braid and let it rise for 30 minutes. Decorate with a beaten egg yolk, almonds and granulated sugar. Insert a whole egg in the center and bake at 180 degrees for about half an hour.

Scarcella