Wreath Bread

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Wreath Bread

Difficulty: Beginner Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 30 mins
Cooking Temp: 338  °F Servings: 6
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Description

Wreath Bread is a festive and visually stunning bread shaped like a traditional holiday wreath, making it a centerpiece-worthy addition to any table. This decorative bread is perfect for celebrations, especially during the holiday season, and combines both aesthetic appeal and delicious flavor.

The dough for Wreath Bread is typically made from a rich, slightly sweet dough that includes ingredients like flour, sugar, yeast, eggs, and butter. This dough is kneaded until smooth and elastic, then allowed to rise until doubled in size, ensuring a light and airy texture.

To create the wreath shape, the dough is usually rolled out and either twisted or braided before being formed into a circle. Some variations might involve stuffing the dough with fillings such as dried fruits, nuts, or even savory ingredients like cheese and herbs, adding layers of flavor and texture.

Once shaped, the wreath is often brushed with an egg wash to give it a shiny, golden-brown finish when baked. It can be decorated with additional elements like slivered almonds, pearl sugar, or a dusting of powdered sugar for a snowy effect. Sometimes, fresh herbs or edible flowers are added after baking to enhance the festive appearance.

Wreath Bread is not only a treat for the eyes but also for the palate, offering a delightful combination of flavors and textures. It is typically served as part of a holiday meal, enjoyed with butter, jams, or other spreads. This bread makes a beautiful and delicious addition to festive gatherings, evoking the warmth and joy of the holiday season.

Ingredients

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Dough

Filling

Instructions

Filling

  1. In a clean bowl, put together softened butter, desiccated coconut, milk powder, sugar, egg, and dried cranberries. Mix them all together.

Dough

  1. Put all the ingredients except butter into the stand mixer bowl and beat until all ingredients come together. Add in butter, beat until well combined, and can form a dough ball. Take it out and knead into a ball. Set aside to let it rise until doubled in size.

  2. When it is double in size, knead and roll the dough flat. Put on filling and roll up into a long roll. Slice it and shape it to look like a wreath. Let the dough rest and rise until doubled in size.
  3. Preheat the oven to 338℉(170℃) and bake for 30 minutes.
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