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Honey-Almond French Braid

Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield 10 servings. (Recipe pictured on page 40.)

Ingredients

  • 1 (11-ounce) can refrigerated French bread dough
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon water
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 97
  • caloriesfromfat 17 %
  • fat 1.8 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3.3 g
  • carbohydrate 17.3 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 195 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Unroll dough; cut into 3 equal pieces. Shape each portion into a rope. Place ropes on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; (do not stretch). Braid ropes; pinch loose ends to seal. Combine honey, water, and ginger, stirring well. Brush braided dough with half of honey mixture.

  2. Bake braid at 350° for 20 minutes. Remove from oven; brush with remaining honey mixture. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake 10 additional minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped. Remove from baking sheet immediately. Serve warm.

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