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Kumquat Langue de Boeuf

Kumquat Langue de Boeuf

These are kumquats pressed onto brioche bread.

Ingredients: 4

Bread (strong) flour
200 g
Sugar
25 g
Salt
4 g
Dry yeast
4 g
Unsalted butter
80 g
Whole egg
1
Egg yolk
2
Heavy cream
50 g
Water
40 g
Toppings
Candied kumquats
20
Granulated sugar
20 g
Butter
20 g

Steps

1. Combine all the bread dough, then knead for about 15-18 minutes. When it becomes silky, bring it all together and it's done.
2. Let sit at 30°C for about 90 minutes for the first rising.
3. Divide into 4 pieces, then let rest for about 20 minutes.
4. Roll into balls, then press into discs.
5. Let sit at 30°C for 30-40 minutes for the second rising.
6. Cut the topping butter into 20 pieces and chill in the refrigerator.
7. When the second rising has finished, press the butter into the dough.
8. Arrange the candied kumquats on top of the butter, then sprinkle the surfaces with granulated sugar.
9. Bake in an oven preheated to 200°C for about 12 minutes.
10. They're ready!

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a 'Langue de Boeuf' using candied kumquats.