Italian Herb Braided Bread Loaf

Italian Herb Braided Bread Loaf
A delicious Italian loaf bread perfect for any supper! Full of flavor! Crusty yet soft.
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Total Time
3 hr
Total Time
3 hr
2723 calories
213 g
491 g
193 g
40 g
119 g
1248 g
5834 g
19 g
8 g
61 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1248g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2723
Calories from Fat 1698
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 193g
297%
Saturated Fat 119g
594%
Trans Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 11g
Monounsaturated Fat 50g
Cholesterol 491mg
164%
Sodium 5834mg
243%
Total Carbohydrates 213g
71%
Dietary Fiber 12g
49%
Sugars 19g
Protein 40g
Vitamin A
117%
Vitamin C
3%
Calcium
76%
Iron
64%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 1/2 cups warm water
  2. 1 tbl instant yeast
  3. 2 tsp salt
  4. 2 tbl sugar or honey
  5. 2 tbl butter or shortening
  6. 4 tbs milk powder OR 1 cup warm whole milk MINUS 1 cup of warm water listed above.
  7. 6 cups of bread or all-purpose flour.
  8. 1 additional cup flour, to tweak dough into perfect shape.
  9. 1 tsp granulated garlic
  10. 1 tsp granulated onion
  11. 1 tsp thyme
  12. 1 tsp rosemary
Instructions
  1. Mix ingredients in stand mixer.
  2. knead 5-7 minutes
  3. shape dough ball and place into greased bowl.
  4. 1st rise: 1 hour
  5. punch down dough.
  6. remove air pockets.
  7. slice into 3 and shape each section into long strands.
  8. braid bread.
  9. knot bread.
  10. 2nd rise: 30 min
  11. Bake @ 375 for 45 min.
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calories
2723
fat
193g
protein
40g
carbs
213g
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The Kneady Homesteader http://thekneadyhomesteader.com/

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