Mabon Sea Turtle Wisdom Bread

Recipe by Danielle K.
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
YIELD: 2 turtles
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  • Whisk in sugar/honey, salt, and oil.
  • Slowly fold in flour, as it becomes harder to stir, turn the dough onto a lightly floured countertop and dust the dough with flour.
  • Knead the dough by folding it in half and pressing it with the palm of your hand until it springs back when you poke it lightly with a finger.
  • Form into ball and place in lightly greased bowl.
  • Dust dough with flour and cover it with a clean cloth towel.
  • Let it rise for 30 minutes.
  • After the dough has risen once, punch it down and form balls for the shell about 6-inches, 3-inch balls for the head , and 2-inch balls for the legs, and assemble on a greased cookie sheet.
  • Etch a crisscross pattern on top of shell with a knife.
  • Use 2 raisins for eyes.
  • Let rise for 30 more minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Brush lightly with egg wash (1 egg whisked with 1 tbs. water and couple drops green food coloring) and bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
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