This is a dense, buttery, fat induced kind of experience.
1 1/4 cups milk
1 cup butter
3 tbs extra virgin olive oil
3 tbs sugar or honey
1 ts salt if using unsalted butter
1 tbs yeast
2 eggs, lightly beaten
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
course salt (optional)
Add the yeast to 1/4 cup of warm water and one tablespoon of sugar. Set aside to bubble up.
Melt the butter, remaining sugar and milk together.
When the yeast is bubbly add the lightly beaten eggs.
Gently whip the mixture.
Add the flour and salt.
Slowly add the cooled off milk mixture.
Beat by hand or with your dough attachment until a smooth silky dough has formed. It take between 3 and 5 minutes on medium speed.
Add a tablespoon of olive oil to the bowl, coat the dough and set aside covered in a dark and warm place to rise for two hours.