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  • 150 gr sultanas
  • 150 gr raisins
  • 320 gr milk
  • 12 gr dried yeast
  • 500 gr white flour
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ tspn vanilla flavour
  • 8 gr salt
  1. Grease the spring form tin and line the base and rim with baking paper.
  2. Soak the sultanas and raisins in hot water for 15 minutes. Drain the sultanas and raisins and set aside for later
  3. Warm the milk until lukewarm. Pour the milk in a bowl, add the yeast and vanilla flavour and mix well. Let the yeast wake up for 5 min.
  4. Add white flour and the salt and the beaten eggs. Stir until a smooth batter forms.
  5. Let the dough rise, covered with cling film, in a lightly oiled clean bowl, until doubled in size in a draft free spot, around 90 min.
  6. Add the sultanas and raisins to the batter. Pour the batter in the prepared spring form and allow to proof for an hour.
  7. Preheat the oven to 180 °C.
  8. Bake the brother for 40 min or until cooked and golden.
  9. Serve while still warm with black treacle or butter.
Stuff to know
This quantity will make 1 brother with a 23 cm Ø.
The milk is at the right temperature when it is not hot nor cold to the touch.
The bread is done when a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
A brother is a traditional Dutch classic.