About this recipe:Make it easier by starting the dough in the bread machine, then roll it out and shape it into a plaited loaf or small rolls.
80ml warm water (45 degrees C)
2 egg yolks
175g butter, softened
425g plain flour
4 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon dried active baking yeast
1 egg white
2 tablespoons water
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:20min › Extra time:2hr › Ready in:2hr35min
Place the first seven ingredients in bread machine in order suggested by your manufacturer. Select dough cycle.
Turn finished dough out onto a lightly floured board and knead 5 to 10 times. Separate into 2 or 3 pieces. Roll with hands into strips. Braid or twist strips together. Place onto a parchment lined baking tray. Set aside to rise in a warm place until doubled in size.
Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Whisk together 1 egg white and the water. Brush onto the top of the loaf.
Bake in the preheated oven until deep golden brown, about 20 minutes.