- BAKE: 40m
- SERVES: 12
Mix all ingredients into a firm dough.
Rest for 5 minutes.
Knead for 2 minutes.
Divide into 4 equal pieces and mould into balls – rest for a further 5 minutes.
Roll each ball into a strand 25-30cm long. Then plait together
Brush well with beaten egg and prove in a warm place for 35 – 40 minutes.
Re wash with egg and decorate with poppy seeds if desired.
Bake in a pre-heated oven at 220°C (430°F) Gas Mark 7 for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown.
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A lovely rich flavoured bread, enjoyed anytime of the day - breakfast with eggs, lunch with egg mayonaise, supper with egg on toast ...