Fruit And Nut Christmas Trees

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Fruit And Nut Christmas Trees


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 0 Min


Serves : 5
  • 1 1/2 cups christmas tree preparation : whole wheat flour

  • 1/4 cups semolina

  • 1/4 cups milk powder

  • 3/4 tsp instant yeast

  • 2 tbsp sugar

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 cups warm milk and water (1:1)

  • 2 tbsp filling : salted caramel

  • 1 cups roughly chopped mixed fruits and nuts

  • 1/4 cups desiccated coconut

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder


  • Dough preparation In a deep bowl take the wheat flour, semolina, milk powder, sugar and yeast. To this slowly add the water-milk solution and mix to form a soft dough. Finally add salt and a tablespoon of oil to the dough.
  • Transfer the dough to a floured surface and start kneading by stretching and pulling. Add rest of the oil while kneading.
  • Knead for about 12-15 minutes till the dough bounces back.
  • Keep the dough in a well oiled deep bowl and cling wrap it. Keep it aside for the first proofing.
  • Once it doubles in size take the dough on the counter, punch out all the air.
  • For the fillingTake mixed dried fruits, desiccated coconut, nutmeg powder and salted caramel in a bowl. Mix them well. 
  • Rolling and shaping the Christmas treesThe recipe makes 10 medium sized Christmas trees. Divide the dough into 2 portions. Roll the dough with a rolling pin. You need to make two types of triangles with a cookie cutter, one full triangle and the other triangle with stem. 
  • Place the filling on the triangle with stem and cover with the triangle. Press the edges with a fork to seal and make slashes on the surface for the Christmas tree like appearance.
  • In the same way prepare all the Christmas trees. Place on a baking tray and over with damp cloth for the second rise. 
  • Baking Brush with milk and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes.
  • Take it out before 5 minutes, brush it with milk and bake again for a lovely brown crust.Take the Christmas trees out of the oven and rub some butter.