HONEY AND WALNUT SWEET BREAD

READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • place all the ingredients except for the topping, into a bowl and mix until combined.
  • on a lightly floured board, knead until smooth, about 10 minutes.
  • place dough into a greased bowl. cover and place into a warm position to rise for 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
  • tip dough onto a floured board, punch down and knead again for a couple of minutes. divide dough into 3 equal parts.
  • roll each piece into a sausage shape 14 inches long.
  • place each sausage onto a baking tray covered with baking paper. pinch one end of the 3 sausages together then plait into a braid. pinch the ends together. cover braid with a teatowel and rise again for 1 hour.
  • heat oven to 180 Celsius.
  • drizzle the braid with honey and sprinkle with the walnuts.
  • cook for approximately 45 minutes till nicely browned and when it sounds hollow when tapped.
  • ALTERNATIVELY. use a bread machine on a dough+rise setting or an electric mixer with a dough hook. I used the bread machine.
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