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A question about a recipe: Pan de Muerto (Day of the Dead Bread)

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I have a question about the recipe "Pan de Muerto (Day of the Dead Bread)" from Erin McDowell. Is this recipe missing butter?

asked by Tamar Fasja 8 months ago

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Nancy
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added 8 months ago

Yes.
A similar recipe for Pan de Muerto uses 1/2 cup butter to 4 cups flour.
SInce the McDowell recipe uses 3 cups flour, use approx 3 oz butter.

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Nancy
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added 8 months ago

Juliette, commenting on the article which introduced this recipe, guesses the omission of butter by Erin McDowell is deliberate.
Could be.
https://food52.com/blog...