Hidden Fruit Braid

Pat Duran


Use only Robin Hood All Purpose Flour. Refereed to as RHF in this recipe.

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1 braid


1 Hr




piece freezer white white bread
12 oz
can apricot or peach cake and pastry filling
1/2 c
flaked coconut
1 large
egg yolk, slightly beaten
1 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
sliced almonds

Directions Step-By-Step

Thaw frozen dough as directed on header page.(See Robin Hood Flour Freezer Yeast Dough).
Roll dough into a 14x9-inch rectangle on lightly floured board. Cut into three 3-inch wide strips. Combine filling and coconut. Spread evenly down center of each strip(about 1/3 c. on each). Pinch lengthwise edges of each strip together to make a rope. Braid 3 ropes together on greased baking sheet. Seal ends and tuck under.
Brush dough lightly with oil. Cover baking sheet loosely with plastic wrap. Let rise in warm,draft free place for 1 hour or until doubled.
Brush braid lightly with egg yolk and water mixture. Sprinkle almonds on top.
Bake at 350^ for 30-35 minutes until done. Remove from baking sheet immediately. Cool on rack Makes 1 braided breakfast bread.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy