500 grams flour
2 deciliter milk
package of yeast
125 grams butter or margarine
1 egg yolk
50 grams almond paste
1. Prepare the yeast as per instructions on the package and mix in with the milk (if so directed), salt, melted butter and egg yolk to form a dough. Cover it with a clean tea towel and let it rise for 45 minutes.
2. Mix in the almond paste and shape the dough into a ball. Stuff the blanched almond somewhere inside the dough. Put the ball on a greased cookie sheet and let it rise for another 30 minutes. With a scissor cut inch-deep notches in the side of the bread every inch and cut a star across the top of the ball.
3. Bake the cake for about half an hour in a preheated oven at 200 C/395 F. Let it cool off and brush the cake`s top with melted butter. Sprinkle icing sugar all over the carved in star.