Italian Herb Braid

Recipe by MarylandMomof3
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large bowl, mix 1 1/4 C flour, sugar, yeast, oregano, thyme and salt.
  • In another bowl, combine water, butter and milk.
  • Microwave until 130 degrees f. Gradually add to dry ingredients.
  • Beat 2 minutes at medium, then 2 minutes on high.
  • With spoon, stir in enough flour to make soft elastic dough. Knead in adequate flour so that the dough is not sticky. (About 4 minutes.)
  • Divide dough into thirds and roll each into a 24" rope.
  • Braid three ropes and tuck ends under.
  • Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Place on greased baking sheet over a shallow pan half full of boiling water. Cover and let rise 25 minutes.
  • Bake at 400 for 25 minutes.
  • Cool on rack.
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