Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Plaited Loaf

Beautiful plaited loaf with lovely golden crust accompanied with any soup…



1 recipe basic dough
1 tsp olive oil


  • Grease the baking sheet. Punch the dough after first proving and divide into 3 equal pieces.
  • Roll to shape each piece into a long thin strand.
  • Lay the strands out on the lightly floured surface Take three strips together and begin plaiting with the centre strand, tucking in the ends.
  • Cover loosely and leave to rise in a warm place for 30 min.
  • Preheat oven to 190 oC. Brush with olive oil and bake until golden, for 30-40 min.
  • Turn out onto a rack to cool.

(I made two small loaves from above recipe )