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Nutty Cherry Loaf

kalacs

Ingredients

  • 1 c sweetened fortified soy milk heat in microwave for 1 minute
  • Stir in 1 tbsp vegan margarine to melt
  • Stir in 1 tbsp sugar
  • Sprinkle 1/2 tbsp active dry yeast
  • 3 c flour
  • 1 envelope vanilla sugar
  • 2 tbsp sugar

Filling

  • 2 c fresh dark cherries pitted
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 c sour cherry juice

Instructions

  • Mix milk, margarine, sugar, yeast, and let stand for 5 mins
  • Mix flour and sugars
  • Pour in yeast mixture and knead
  • Let rest covered for 30 mins
  • Bring to boil cherries, sugar, juice, stirring often, cook for 8 minutes
  • Stir in 1 tbsp mixed nuts meal (I had left over from making biscuits the other day - mine was a mixture of PB2 and cashew, pecan, hazelnut, almond, walnut), and cook for another 2 mins
  • Take off from heat, set aside

Making Kalacs

  • Remove pits from 1 c fresh dark cherries, slice
  • Melt 1 tbsp vegan margarine
  • Roll dough to rectangle and brush with melted margarine. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp icing sugar and 2 tbsp mixed nuts meal all over.
  • Spread cooked cherries and fresh cherry slices all over. Roll and shape dough to loaf. Let rest for 45 mins
  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Brush loaf with aquafaba solution of 1 tbsp brown sugar and 1 tbsp red kidney beans aquafaba
  • Bake loaf for 35 mins
  • Cool on rack, slice and enjoy (slightly warm is aweeesssooommmeee!)
  • My husband likes it sprinkled with icing sugar as shown on the very first picture 😉