Poppy Seed Braid

4
Servings
2h
Prep Time
35m
Cook Time
2h 35m
Ready In


"Makes 4 loaves"

Original recipe yields 4 servings
OK

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (336.6 g)
  • Calories 856.1
  • Total Fat - 17.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.4 mg
  • Sodium - 1760.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 151.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.9 g
  • Sugars - 7.2 g
  • Protein - 20.3 g
  • Calcium - 96.7 mg
  • Iron - 2.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Dissolve yeast in warm water.

Step 2

Add sugar, salt, oil and 3 cups four, mix well.

Step 3

Add enough remaining dough to make dough easy to handle.

Step 4

Turn out dough into lightly floured, cloth covered surface and knead till smooth and elastic.

Step 5

Place dough in oiled bowl and brush top with oil.

Step 6

Cover dough with a damp cloth, and let dough rise 1 hr, or until doubled.

Step 7

Punch down dough and divide into fourths.

Step 8

Divine each fourth into 3 equal parts and shape into a 10 inch strand.

Step 9

Braid each group of strands on greased baking sheet.

Step 10

Brush each braid with honey and sprinkle on poppy seeds.

Step 11

Let braids rise 30 minutes, or until doubled.

Step 12

Heat oven to 375F and bake approx 30 minute Loaves should be golden brown and sound hollow when tapped.

Tips & Variations


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ellie

Very good and I really like that this makes 4 braids -- one for dinner and 3 in the freezer for another day! Thanks for sharing!

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(7 Aug 2017)