Swiss Butter Bread Braid

by

Tenina Holder

POSTED March 12, 2019 (LAST UPDATED September 24, 2021)

Serves

2

Total Time

2hrs 15mins

Calories

1261

Beautiful soft yeasted bread, pass the butter please! Slightly sweet, but makes the most awesome toast when no longer fresh and hot from the oven.

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Butter icon
    Butter

    50 g (about 3 ½ tablespoons)

  • Milk icon
    Milk

    300 g (about 1 ¼ cups)

  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour

    500 g (about 4 cups)

  • Fresh yeast icon
    Fresh yeast

    30 g (about 2 ½ tablespoons)

  • Sugar icon
    Sugar

    2 teaspoons (about 8 g)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    1 teaspoon (about 6 g)

  • Egg icon
    Egg

    1 (about 50 g)

  • Milk icon
    Milk

    1 teaspoon (about 5 ml)

    METHOD


  • 1. Add butter and milk to the TM5 bowl
  • 2. Heat - approx 2 min, 49°C, speed 2
  • 3. Then add bread flour, fresh yeast, sugar and salt to the TM5 bowl
  • 4. Blend - approx 10 sec, speed 6
  • 5. Knead - approx 3 min, dough
  • 6. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to work surface
  • 7. Wrap loosely with plastic wrap
  • 8. Let rest onto work surface until doubled
  • 9. Pre-heat oven - 221°C
  • 10. Divide into halves with dough scraper
  • 11. Roll
  • 12. Twist
  • 13. Prove until doubled
  • 14. Add egg and milk to a clean small bowl
  • 15. Beat until combined
  • 16. Brush
  • 17. Prove dough slightly
  • 18. Bake until light golden - 12 min, 221°C
  • 19. Let cool completely

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