Christmas Bread
This recipe for Christmas bread must be made all year round! Enjoy this easy and aromatic bread at any moment in the year!
Christmas Bread


350 gr all-purpose flour 50 gr Horio Soft with Cow Butter 50 gr sugar 220 ml water 5 gr Instant yeast ¼ tsp Masticha from Chios island ½ tsp anise ¼ tsp salt Almonds and cloves for decoration Sesame


  1. Sift the flour with the salt into a big bowl
  2. Form a hole and inside add the butter, the sugar, the yeast, the anise and the masticha
  3. Gradually add water
  4. Knead until a soft dough is formed that does not stick to the hands.
  5. From the dough, take a small portion of the dough, to use for decoration
  6. Knead the remaining dough into a loaf and place in a pan, sprinkling it with sesame
  7. Use the small portion of dough kept to the side to knead into two strings and place on tops of the loaf, adding almonds and cloves.
  8. We leave to the side for 30 minutes in a warm place, where the dough will double in size
  9. Preheat the oven and bake the Christmas-bread for 40 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius
  10. Allow the bread to cool on a grill

Traditionally, the Christmas bread is sliced before the Christmas meal, however, this bread is a wonderful, easy and aromatic bread that we can enjoy at any moment in the year!