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READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the water, yeast and sugar. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, beat the eggs, oil, salt and sugar until pale yellow.
  • Add flour, 1 cup at a time.
  • Knead 10 minutes.
  • Place in a sprayed bowl. Cover with a damp towel. Let rise in a warm place for 1 hour.
  • Punch down. Knead again.
  • Repeat rising for 30 minutes.
  • Punch down. Divide into 3 even pieces.
  • Roll each out into a rope shape.
  • Braid.
  • Cover. Let rise 30 minutes.
  • Heat oven 400.
  • Brush loaf with egg.
  • Bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven temp to 350. Bake 30 more minutes.
  • Let cool on racks.
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