Star Bread (AKA Snowflake Bread)

A standard cinnamon roll dough is quickly changed into a stunning star or snowflake shape referred to as Star Bread. This old European bakeshop custom can be filled with great deals of various tastes from sweet to mouthwatering. We’ve consisted of great deals of filling tips to get you began in addition to a fast video to show how to form the bread.

What if I don’t have a stand mixer?

You can knead this dough by hand! Begin by stirring with a spoon till you can’t do it any longer, and after that knead it by hand. Simply keep kneading till all the flour is included and/or the dough is soft to the touch and just somewhat sticky. It’s a little an exercise, however it’s worth it!

Topping Alternatives:

  • Standard Glaze (blend together till drizzle-able consistency)
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 2-4 tablespoons milk
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (or other flavored extract)
  • Powdered Sugar
    • Dust semi-cooled loaf with 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • Cream Cheese Icing (whip cheese and butter, then beat in staying active ingredients)
    • 2 ounces softened cream cheese
    • 2 tablespoons softened butter
    • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
  • Egg Wash (blend together and brush on top of shaped bread)
    • 1 big egg
    • 1 tablespoon water

Savory Filling Alternatives:

  • Garlic Bread (blend completely and spread out on each layer)
    • 1/3 cup softened butter
    • 1 teaspoon dried basil
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
    • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • Pesto Parmesan (spread butter on each layer and top with pesto and parmesan)
    • 1/4 cup softened butter
    • 1/2 cup ready pesto
    • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • Gruyere Onion (spread butter on each layer and top with cheese and onion)
    • 1/4 cup softened butter
    • 1/2 cup caramelized onions
    • 1/2 cup shredded grueyere cheese

Sugary Food Filling Alternatives:

  • Orange (whip together and spread out on each layer)
    • 1/4 cup softened butter
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 tablespoon orange enthusiasm
  • Baklava (mix nuts, sugar, and spices and spray on top of butter)
    • 1/2 pound pistachios almonds, walnuts or a mix
    • 1/3 cup sugar
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1/2 cup salted butter softened
  • Nutella (spread out on each layer)
  • Strawberry Cream Cheese (spread out cream cheese and top with jam for each layer)
    • 4 ounces softened cream cheese
    • 1/2 cup strawberry jam
  • Almond (whip together and spread on each layer)
    • 1/2 cup almond paste
    • 1/4 cup softened butter
    • 1/4 cup brown sugar
A hand taking off a piece of star bread.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.