Almond Filled Braid

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by berry271

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  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Mix together milk, sugar, and salt, and add to yeast mixture.
  3. Stir in butter and eggs.
  4. Add 1/2 Celsius flour and beat well.
  5. Add enough of remaining flour to handle easily and knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
  6. Place in a greased bowl and turn once.
  7. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Punch down and let rise again until almost double, about 30 minutes.
  9. Roll into a 8 by 14 inch rectangle and place on a greased baking sheet.
  10. Spread almond filling down the center of the dough about 2-3 inches wide.
  11. On both sides of filling make 1 1/2-2 inch cuts one inch apart down the length of the rectangle.
  12. Take one strip at a time and alternating sides cross them at the center of the filling.
  13. Bake at 350 F until golden brown, about 15-20 minutes.
  14. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

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