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Posna Svecena Pogaca

This recipe is for a decorative vegan bread, baked with no oil or butter, suitable for a Slava or Imenden (Holy Saint days) that falls within the fasting periods.



Ingredients:

2 packets of active dry yeast1 teaspoon of white sugar2 1/2 cups of warm water6 cups of plain flour1 tablespoon of salt

Decorative dough:1 cup of plain white flour1/4 cup of warm water


Method:
1. Sprinkle yeast over 1/4 cup warm water. Add a teaspoon of sugar and stir until dissolved. Leave to rise.
2. Combine 5 1/2 cups of flour and 1 tablespoon of salt in a large bowl and make a well in the centre.
3. Pour in yeast and remaining warm water. Optional: add a few drops of holy water. Combine well.
4. Sprinkle remaining flour over a chopping board and knead dough for 10 minutes, adding as little additional flour as possible to the board. Dough should be soft but not too sticky.

5. Put dough into a large bowl, cover with a cloth, and let rise in a warm place until double in size.

6. Sprinkle board with a little flour, pu…