Saffransbrod

8
Servings
15m
Prep Time
3m
Cook Time
18m
Ready In


"A special-occasion braided bread. Dough is soft. "Cooking time" includes both time for bread to rise and baking time."

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (197.3 g)
  • Calories 571.1
  • Total Fat - 17.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 190.1 mg
  • Sodium - 488.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 87.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.5 g
  • Sugars - 23.6 g
  • Protein - 16.1 g
  • Calcium - 82.9 mg
  • Iron - 2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Combine the yeast dissolved in water with milk, sugar and salt.

Step 2

Add in butter, eggs, saffron, raisins, vanilla, grated rind and flour to form dough..

Step 3

Turn out on a floured board and knead until elastic and smooth. (Alternatively, kneading may be done with an electric mixer fitted with a dough hook.)

Step 4

Let dough rise until doubled in size (2-2 1/2 hours).

Step 5

Punch down and knead briefly; divide in half

Step 6

Shape each half into braids by rolling dough 3/4" thick, then cutting into 8" strips and shaping these into rounded strands.

Step 7

Braid strands.

Step 8

Decorate with raisins and brush with egg.

Step 9

Bake at 350° 25-30 minutes.

Step 10

Cover and cool on rack.

Tips & Variations


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