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potato-cheese braid

potato-cheese braid

good braid

  • Yield: 1 serving


  • 1 package(s) active dry yeast
  • 2 3/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour (approximately)
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 tablespoon(s) sugar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) instant mashed potato granules
  • 1/4 cup(s) water
  • 1/3 cup(s) milk
  • 1/4 cup(s) butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • additional butter (optional)


1)In medium bowl,mix yeast,3/4 cup of the flour,the salt,sugar and potato granules.2)Heat water,milk and butter to very warm(butter need not melt).3)Add to first mixture.4)Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.5)Add eggs and 1/4 cup more flour.6)Beat at high speed for 2 minutes.7)Stir in cheese and enough flour to make a soft dough.8)Turn out on lightly floured surface.9)Knead until smooth and elastic.10)Put in oiled bowl,turning to oil top.11)Cover with a sheet of plastic wrap.12)Let rise in warm place for 45 minutes,or until doubled.13)Punch dough down.14)Divide into 3 portions.15)Roll each portion into an 18-inch strand.16)Braid loosely on greased baking sheet,sealing ends.17)Let rise in warm place for 30 minutes.18)Or until almost double.19)Bake at 375`f for 30 minutes,or until golden brown.20)Brush with butter,if desired.21)Cool on a wire rack.

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