Taste of Louisiana Spiced Bread Braid

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • Place water, oil, paste and cheese in bread machine. Top with flour, place the spices and garlic in one corner, salt and sugar in separate corners. Make a hole in the center and place the yeast.
  • Set machine to dough cycle and press start.
  • Lightly spray baking pan.
  • When dough cycle has finished turn out on to a flour surface.
  • Divide into 3 pieces making a rope of each.
  • Place each next to each other. Start at center and braid to end and tuck ends under.
  • Turn dough around and braid the remaining ropes and tucks ends under.
  • Place the bread on the oiled pan cover with plastic wrap and let rise for 45 minutes.
  • Meanwhile preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Remove wrap and glaze the bread with the egg.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.