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Onion Twist Loaves

  Dry yeast 1⁄4 (1 Package)
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (105 Degree To 115 Degree)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (105 Degree To 115 Degree)
  Softened butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs), divided
  Melted butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Instant minced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Poppy seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic salt 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon

1. Preheat the oven at 350°.

2. In a large bowl dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water and add next 6 ingredients.
3. Gradually add 2 cups flour, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until smooth.
4. Gradually stir in enough remaining flour to make soft dough.
5. Onto a well-floured surface, turn dough out and knead 5 minutes until smooth and elastic.
6. In a well-greased bowl, place dough turning to grease top.
7. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour until doubled in bulk.
8. Punch dough down, turn out onto a floured surface and knead for 1 minute.
9. Roll into an 18- x 12-inch rectangle.
10. In a bowl combine 1/4 cup melted butter and remaining ingredients, stirring well and spread evenly over dough.
11. Cut dough lengthwise into three 18- x 4-inch strips.
12. Roll each strip up, jellyroll fashion, beginning with long side and cut each in half crosswise.
13. Grease a baking sheet, place 3 halves, side by side and braid.
14. Tuck ends under to seal and repeat with remaining dough.
15. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
16. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes until golden brown.
17. Remove from baking sheets and place on wire racks to cool.

18. Slice them and serve alongside soups or as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Holiday, Everyday
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3260 Calories from Fat 1004

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g176.3%

Saturated Fat 64.7 g323.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 474.1 mg158%

Sodium 4843.4 mg201.8%

Total Carbohydrates 476 g158.7%

Dietary Fiber 18.7 g74.7%

Sugars 58.8 g

Protein 72 g144.9%

Vitamin A 116.6% Vitamin C 6.2%

Calcium 65.6% Iron 151.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Onion Twist Loaves Recipe