Plaited bread

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Plaited bread

Ingredients

Strong Flour - 470g

Salt - 5g

Butter (softened) – 35g

Milk (30ºC) – 225g

Caster Sugar – 10g

Egg (medium) – 50g

Yeast (dried) – 10g

Place flour and salt in mixing bowl and mix together.

Add softened  butter to flour and  mix by hand.

Mix milk, egg, sugar and yeast together using a hand whisk.

Add liquid to mixing bowl and combine all ingredients together.

Empty out onto work top and knead for 5 to 10 minutes.

Place the kneaded dough in the mixing bowl, cover with a plastic bag and set aside to ferment for 30 minutes.

Divide the dough into 6 equal parts and mould into round balls.

Using both hands roll each ball out into a rope about 25cm long.

Make 2 x 3 string plaits. Place on a baking parchment papered baking tray.

Egg wash well and set aside until fully risen (about 35-40 minutes)

Bake at 200ºC for 25 minutes

Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
25 minutes

Main ingredients
Flour, Eggs

Recipe Type
Bread

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