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    Golden Sesame Braid

    Golden Sesame Braid. Photo by PaulaG

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 55 mins

    40 mins

    2 hrs 15 mins

    YnkyGrlDwndr's Note:

    I used to make this bread all the time. It's very time consuming though. Another recipe from "Country Fair Cookbook"

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    Loaves

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
    2. 2
      Combine milk, shortening, sugar and salt.
    3. 3
      Allow to cool to lukewarm.
    4. 4
      Sprinkle yeast on lukewarm water, stir to dissolve.
    5. 5
      Add yeast, 3 eggs and 2 cups of flour to milk mixture.
    6. 6
      Beat with mixer on medium until smooth, about 2 minutes, occasionally scraping the bowl. Alternatively beat by hand with spoon until batter is smooth.
    7. 7
      Gradually add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough that leaves the sides of the bowl.
    8. 8
      Turn out on to floured surface and knead until smooth and satiny, about 8 to 10 minutes.
    9. 9
      Put dough in lightly greased bowl, turn to grease both sides.
    10. 10
      Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
    11. 11
      Divide dough into 6 equal pieces.
    12. 12
      Roll each into 12" (30cm) strips.
    13. 13
      Braid 3 strips together to form a loaf, continuing with remaining 3 strips for second loaf, place on separate greased baking sheets.
    14. 14
      Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
    15. 15
      Brush loaves with a glaze using 1 beaten egg and 1 tblsp of water.
    16. 16
      Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
    17. 17
      Bake in oven for 30 minutes or until loaves sound hollow when tapped.
    18. 18
      Remove from baking sheets; cooling on racks.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 22, 2009

      55

      This recipe makes 2 beautiful loaves of bread. I used my Kitchen Aid to mix the dough which rose very well. The bread has a wonderful texture. Made for *PAC Spring 2009*

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    Nutritional Facts for Golden Sesame Braid

    Serving Size: 1 (222 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 588.8
     
    Calories from Fat 115
    19%
    Total Fat 12.8 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 3.7 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 112.1 mg
    37%
    Sodium 932.8 mg
    38%
    Total Carbohydrate 98.8 g
    32%
    Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
    14%
    Sugars 6.7 g
    27%
    Protein 17.4 g
    34%

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