Tuesdays With Dorie – Kugelhopf

by Jessica on November 11, 2008

Kugelhopf

With family friends coming over for dinner this past Sunday, I figured that this would be such a yummy little dessert. And, although I thought it was a major fail (due to the lack of rise I garnered), they all loved it… turning out to be much sweeter than I expected (after reading this week’s P&Q)!

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Instead of the raisins Dorie called for, I subbed dark chocolate chips and walnuts. I’m so glad I did, too. It added the perfect amount of sweetness! And… Dorie’s suggestion of toasting it for breakfast did not disappoint! It was lovely the second day!! A big thanks goes to Yolanda of The All-Purpose Girl for this week’s selection!! 🙂

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Kugelhopf (pgs. 61-63)
Source: Baking – From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

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{ 13 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Megan November 11, 2008 at 12:22 am

A girl after my own heart – chocolate! I should have looked at the P&Q’s before I made mine, because I thought it was very blah.

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2 pinkstripes November 11, 2008 at 1:03 am

Your kugelhopf looks yummy! And how can you go wrong with dark chocolate?! Yum!

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3 Landa November 11, 2008 at 12:46 am

Thanks for baking with me. It looks awesome.

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4 Peggy November 11, 2008 at 8:03 am

I bet those chocolate chips were good in it. It looks really delicious.

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5 Kayla November 11, 2008 at 8:32 am

Looks great! I now know about Dorie’s love of raisins 😉 So I’ll be using chocolate if I ever make this one again!

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6 isabelle November 11, 2008 at 9:09 am

avec les noix et le chocolat, ça devait être vraiment bon 🙂

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7 Jayne November 11, 2008 at 9:14 am

So many people subbed chocolate! Yours looks great!

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8 chocolatechic November 11, 2008 at 10:28 am

ooOOOoooo

Dark chocolate and walnuts.

I almost added nuts to mine, but was afraid with the weight of the nuts it wouldn’t raise very much.

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9 Amy (Sing for your supper) November 11, 2008 at 11:57 am

Wow, this really looks great!! Too bad I missed out this week! 🙁 Yours looks so light and airy…I bet it was delish!!

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10 Kayte November 11, 2008 at 3:10 pm

Wow…who would not want to be a guest at your place? This looks delicious. I love the shape of it…and the little holes in the slices…just made to catch all that jam and butter after toasting, no? Very nice job!

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11 Rebecca November 12, 2008 at 11:04 pm

Oh! Wish I’d added walnuts along with the chocolate chips. Good call.

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12 Barbara November 13, 2008 at 7:53 pm

Great additions! Glad you liked it.

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13 pamela November 16, 2008 at 4:53 pm

Wow! Yours looks so very good!

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