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Swiss Braid Recipe
|Active dry yeast||1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Warm water||2 Tablespoon (105Â°-115Â° F)|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Unsalted butter||3 Tablespoon|
|Flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Grated lemon peel||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Golden raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1772 Calories from Fat 452
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51 g78.9%
Saturated Fat 27.8 g138.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 525.4 mg
Sodium 672.8 mg28%
Total Carbohydrates 286 g95.5%
Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41.2%
Sugars 83.8 g
Protein 45 g89.9%
Vitamin A 33.5% Vitamin C 19.1%
Calcium 19.8% Iron 86%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
2 Combine 1 cup flour, yeast mixture, milk mixture, lemon juice, and lemon peel in mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly.
3 Add egg, raisins, and enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
4 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour.
5 Punch down dough. Divide dough into 3 equal pieces. Braid and place on greased baking sheet.
6 Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 45 minutes.
7 Make glaze and brush on loaf. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven about 45€”55 minutes or until done. Cool on wire rack.