Zopf (Traditional Swiss Plaited Breakfast Bread)

wtorek, 11 lutego 2014

Zopf (Traditional Swiss Plaited Breakfast Bread)

Time: 3 hrs

Ingredients

  • 1 kg plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 30 g yeast (or a 1/4 ounce packet)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 125 g melted and cooled butter
  • 650 -700 ml milk
  • 1 egg yolk, thinned with
  • milk

Directions

  • 1 Mix together all ingredients except egg yolk to make a soft dough. Knead 10 minutes or so.
  • 2 Divide into 4 and make long sausages with the dough.
  • 3 Form the sausages into 2 square crosses.
  • 4 Plait each cross, using a 4 strand plait, so that you end up with two loaves of plaited bread.
  • 5 Put in the fridge until ready to bake- overnight, for example.
  • 6 Paint the loaves with a little of the egg yolk.
  • 7 Place a water bath under the oven shelf. Bake in the bottom half of a 220 degree Celcius preheated oven for 10 minutes, then turn the temperature down and bake at 200 degrees for 40 minutes.

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