7 Reviews

This is so good and SO EASY! I am a novice in the kitchen and I made this bread with no trouble! It was braided perfectly and I was so shocked that I made something that looked that good! Haha! Definately going to be using this again!!!

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alwayshappy October 23, 2010

I did the bread in the bread machine and then I braided it... I used 1/2 tsp of each herb like someone suggested. I didn't use sage cause I didn't find it. I used only 4 cups of flour. After 20 minutes of cooking, the bread was ready and with a beautiful golden color. Thanks Sharon. Made for Zaar Star Game.

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Boomette September 28, 2008

This is a wonderful bread! I prepared all of it in our Kitchenaid and it came out beautifully! While I was making the dough I couldn't figure out why I didn't need to add more than 3 1/2 cups of flour. While it was baking, I finally realized that I forgot to add the egg! (DOH!) It still came out great! This bread goes absolutely wonderful with spaghetti. Thanks for sharing. ~Buddha

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2Bleu March 23, 2008

My first try at making a braided bread, and this one is fantastic! I used active dry yeast and only 1/2 tsp. of each herbs which still gave plenty of flavor. I mixed everything in my bread machine and that worked wonderfully. The only issue I had was that it rose too much during the baking so that it didn't look braided anymore; my fault, I'm sure, as I probably didn't braid it tightly enough. Served this alongside a yummy spaghetti dinner (with a homemade garden spaghetti sauce). My husband and our company were very impressed and enjoyed the bread immensely! Thanks for posting, Sharon!

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unmistakable1 January 28, 2008

WOW! This is awesome bread! I made exactly as stated except used regular yeast and rose twice. It was soft, melted in your mouth, and was full of flavor. I got oohs and ahhs around the table!!THanks for posting, Sharon!!

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SweetsLady January 02, 2008

Light, fluffy, and herbalicious! This loaf came together really quickly. I used dry active yeast too, so I followed Sylvia's advice. I don't think I let it rise long enough the last time, but it still turned out great, just not as pretty as I would've liked. I will be making this recipe many times in the future, so practice makes perfect! This would make marvelous garlic toast!

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Cynna July 08, 2006

The flavour of this bread is wonderful and you're right it does make your house smell fantastic! I used fresh yeast instead of fast rise, so I had to let it prove first and allow it to rise twice. The first time just the dough in a ball, I then punched it down and formed the braid and allowed it to rise again. And rise it did, actually so much that the braid isn't that obvious anymore, but as a result I have got a wonderful loose and fluffy bread with a subtle herb flavour. The only other thing I changed was that I brushed it before it went in the oven and topped with sesame seed, rather than herbs! Thanks for sharing!

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-Sylvie- October 21, 2005
Garden Herb Braid