• Preparation Time 5 minutes
  • Baking Time as per bread machine
  • Makes 1 loaf
  • Freezing Excellent


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  • Large Loaf
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp butter, softened
  • 3 cups Robin Hood® Best For Bread Homestyle White Flour
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp bread machine yeast

Serving Size: 1 loaf


Serving Size: 1 loaf

  • Select loaf size.
  • Add ingredients to machine according to manufacturer’s directions.
  • Select Basic White Cycle, Light Crust.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • Prepare dough in machine. When dough cycle is complete, remove dough to floured surface. Punch down; cover and let rest 5 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 3 sections. Roll each section into 16" (40 cm) long rope. Braid the 3 ropes together. Place on baking sheet. Cover with tea towel. Let rise in warm place (75°-85°F/24°-29°C) until doubled, 30 to 40 minutes. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired.
  • Bake on middle of preheated oven rack for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden. Remove from baking sheet immediately; cool on wire rack.


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