Onion Lover's Twist Bread

Recipe by Pabbit
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Heat oven to 350 F degrees.
  • Grease two cookie sheets.
  • In a large bowl dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup hot water (105 degrees).
  • Add 2 cups flour, the sugar, milk, salt, butter and egg, blending at low speed until moistened.
  • Beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
  • Stir in remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm and dry place until double in bulk, 45-60 minutes.
  • Combined all filling ingredients.
  • Stir down dough and divide in half.
  • Roll each half out to a 18x12" rectangle on a floured surface.
  • Cut length-wise in to three 4x18 inch strips.
  • Transfer strips to a cookie sheet.
  • Fill each strip with filling.
  • Use a brush to lightly dampen edges with water and pinched closed.
  • Braid the three strips like a pony tail, being sure to pinch ends tightly.
  • Tuck them under a bit for a beautiful loaf.
  • Repeat with second dough on a second sheet.
  • Let rise until double, about 45-60 minutes.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes.
  • Brush with butter when removed from the oven for a glossy finish if desired.
  • serve warm or cold.