Zupse Bread Swiss Bread

Recipe by Dienia B.
READY IN: 4hrs 50mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 7 12
    cups flour
  • 7
    tablespoons soft butter
  • 2 23
    cups scalded milk, cooled to lukewarm
  • 4
    teaspoons salt
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 2
    (1/4 ounce) packages yeast
  • 1
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add the yeast to one cup of the scalded, cooled milk to proof.
  • Mix the butter, sugar, salt and flour together.
  • Beat the egg and add to the remaining milk.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add the milk/egg mixture.
  • Mix well; add milk/yeast mixture.
  • Mix well.
  • Turn out of bowl and knead until no longer sticky.
  • Replace in bowl, cover, and let rise until doubled.
  • Punch down and let rise again until doubled.
  • While dough is rising for the second time, preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Form into loaves on a greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for approximately 35 minutes or bread sounds hollow when thumped.
  • During the last ten minutes of baking, brush with an egg wash for a dark golden crust.
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