Australian Four Herb Bread

Recipe by luvcookn
READY IN: 2hrs 50mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • Lightly grease loaf pan.
  • Combine yeast, sugar and milk in medium bowl, cover, and let stand for 15 minutes or until foamy. Stir in egg and butter.
  • Sift flour into large bowl, make well in centre, gradually stir in yeast mixture, mix to a soft dough.
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth.
  • Place dough into lightly oiled bowl, cover and let stand for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  • Punch down dough and knead for 5 minutes or until smooth.
  • Divide dough into 4 portions.
  • Roll 1 portion into 6" x 8" rectangle.
  • Combine herbs and extra egg white in small bowl, spread a quarter of the herb mixture over dough.
  • Roll dough up from long side like a Swiss Roll.
  • Repeat with remaining dough and herb mixture.
  • Place 2 rolls side by side in prepared pan, top with remaining rolls.
  • Cover and let stand in warm place for about 40 minutes or until dough reaches the top of the pan.
  • Brush loaf lightly with combined extra egg yolk and milk, sprinkle with rock salt.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for about 50 minutes or until golden brown and loaf sounds hollow when tapped.
  • Let stand in pan for 5 minutes before removing to cooling rack.