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Bohemian Braid

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  Granulated sugar 60 Gram (1/4 Cup)
  Warm milk 250 Milliliter (1 Cup 110°F, 43°C)
  Active dry yeast 2 Tablespoon (Package)
  All purpose flour 500 Gram (3 1/3 Cups)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Margarine 100 Gram (8 Tablespoon)
  Raisins 50 Gram (1/3 Cup)
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Sugar crystals 3 Tablespoon

Stir a pinch of granulated sugar into warm milk and sprinkle with yeast.
Let stand 5 minutes or until the surface is frothy.
Stir gently to moisten any dry particles remaining on top.
Sift flour, remaining granulated sugar and salt into a large bowl.
Melt margarine; cool slightly.
Stir margarine and raisins into yeast mixture.
Beat into flour mixture to make a dough.
On a floured surface, knead dough lightly.
Cover and let rise in a warm place 1 hour.
Grease a baking sheet.
Halve dough.
Divide 1 half into three 14-inch (35-cm) strips; use to make a braid.
Place braid on greased baking sheet.
Using two-thirds of; remaining dough, make another smaller braid.
From remaining dough, make 2 strips and twist together.
Brush large braid with egg yolk.
Place smaller braid on top; brush with egg yolk.
Place twist on top; brush with egg yolk.
Sprinkle loaf with sugar crystals.
Let rise in a warm place 15 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
Bake loaf 25 to 30 minutes or until it sounds hollow when tapped on underside.
Cool on a rack.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3369 Calories from Fat 877

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 99 g152%

Saturated Fat 21.3 g106.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 210.1 mg70%

Sodium 421.5 mg17.6%

Total Carbohydrates 552 g183.9%

Dietary Fiber 21.7 g86.6%

Sugars 148.9 g

Protein 75 g150.6%

Vitamin A 81% Vitamin C 2.2%

Calcium 42.5% Iron 164.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bohemian Braid Recipe