Sweet Bread (Artsakh Gata)
2 hours Recipe Yield:
6-8 servings Difficulty:
Artsakh Gata – recipe of Armenian cuisine, gata is prepared from yeast sponge dough with butter and sugar. The filling for the gata is quite interesting, it includes three ingredients - butter, flour and powdered sugar. Gata is very tasty, especially with fruit and cheese.
During this time, grind the melted butter in a separate bowl. Rub the oil for 10 minutes, it is better to do this with a mixer at low speed. Without ceasing to grind, add sugar, eggs, vanilla, salt and grind until smooth. Mix the resulting mass with dough and knead for 5 minutes. Again, without ceasing to interfere, gradually add the sifted flour in parts. Knead a smooth dough, cover with cling film and leave in heat for 35 minutes.
Divide the risen dough into 7-8 parts, while it is not necessary to sprinkle the table with flour, a sufficient oil content will prevent the dough from sticking to your hands. Roll each piece of dough into a cake with a thickness of approximately 5-6 mm. Put 200 g of filling in the middle of the cake, connect the edges and give the gate a round shape.