Recipe: Perfect Zopf/ Swedish bread

Zopf/ Swedish bread.

You can have Zopf/ Swedish bread using 8 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Zopf/ Swedish bread

  1. Prepare of dough.
  2. It’s 1 1/3 cup of low fat milk, warmed to 100 degrees.
  3. You need 1 packages of rapid rise yeast.
  4. It’s 1/2 tsp of sugar.
  5. You need 3 3/4 cup of bread flour.
  6. It’s 1 of egg yolk.
  7. You need 2 1/4 tbsp of salted butter, room temperature.
  8. Prepare 1 of egg white reserved from yolk.

Zopf/ Swedish bread step by step

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm milk and sugar in small bowl. Proof several minutes..
  2. In a large mixing bowl with dough hook attachment add egg yolk, butter, and flour, proofed yeast in milk..
  3. Blend on low for 2 minutes..
  4. Continue to beat on low speed for 6 minutes. This simulates kneading..
  5. On lightly floured surface , divide the dough into three equal pieces..
  6. Roll each section into a 16" rope..
  7. Braid pieces together and place on greased cooking tray..
  8. Cover with a damp cloth and let the dough rise for 1 hour. It should double in size. It is important at this step to keep dough in a warm area..
  9. Now preheat oven to 425°F. Beat egg white and brush over dough. Bake 20-25minutes or until a lovely golden brown..
  10. Enjoy this bread warm out off the oven!.

Anya Gerry

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