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Greek Braid Recipe
|Flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Active dry yeast||1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Water||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Nonfat dry milk||3 Tablespoon|
|Aniseed powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Unsalted butter||3 Tablespoon|
|Chopped almonds||2 Tablespoon|
|Sesame seeds||2 Tablespoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2176 Calories from Fat 660
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 75 g115.3%
Saturated Fat 28.5 g142.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 320 mg
Sodium 802.4 mg33.4%
Total Carbohydrates 309 g102.9%
Dietary Fiber 17.7 g70.9%
Sugars 53.7 g
Protein 69 g138.5%
Vitamin A 27.9% Vitamin C 4.3%
Calcium 100.7% Iron 127.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
2 Add egg and enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
3 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour.
4 Punch down dough. Divide in thirds; make each into 16-inch rope. Braid.
5 Place on greased baking sheet. Cover; let rise in warm place 30 minutes.
6 Mix egg and milk thoroughly. Brush over top of braid. Sprinkle with almonds and sesame seeds, then sugar. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 30€”40 minutes or until done. Cool on wire rack.