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Cougnou

Features:
  • Sweet
Cuisine:
  • 45 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Ingredients

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Known for its sweet properties, Cougnou is the ideal dish for Christmas time. Although, it is made with basic bread ingredients, Cougnou is delicious, making it the perfect fit for the holidays. If you want to ace the making of Cougnou, all you will need to do is follow this recipe.

Health benefits

The ingredients used in Cougnou are something that should be incorporated in an individual’s diet. For example, eggs, milk, and raisins must be a part of one’s diet. Each of these ingredients are known to provide the human body with benefits, however, eating them in the form of sugary breads or cakes can be bad.

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How to Make Cougnou

  1. In a saucepan, begin melting the butter on low heat.
  2. In a bowl, dissolve the yeast in lukewarm milk. While the yeast is dissolving, add the flour, salt, sugar, large eggs, melted butter, and dissolved yeast in a separate bowl so you can start mixing.
  3. Mix it until it starts forming dough; add flour if the dough is too sticky and now you can add the raisins and pearl sugar.
  4. Divide the dough into 2 or 4 pieces and set it aside for 30 minutes so it can rise.
  5. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C and prepare the loaf pans. You need to grease the pans well so the bread does not stick.
  6. Before placing in the oven, make a few cuts on top of the loaves with a knife and bake it for 30 to 40 minutes.
  7. After it has baked, pour sugar water on the Cougnou and put in a switched off oven for 15 minutes.
  8. Decorate the bread as per your will.
  9. The popular decorations are ribbons, flowers, and sugar.

Trivia

  • Cougnou is often referred to as Jesus Christ’s bread.
  • When children are given a slice of Cougnou, it is accompanied by a cup of hot chocolate.

People say that Cougnou originated from ancient Hainaut.

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