Sour Cream Yogurt Braid

Sour Cream Yogurt Braid Recipe

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Sarah Johnson


me and my mom have been making this bread around the holidays for years


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12 slices
2 Hr 10 Min
25 Min


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2 pkg
(1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
1/3 c
warm water
1/2 c
warm water
1/2 c
sour cream
1/2 c
plain yogurt
4 Tbsp
(divide into 2 tbs.) butter or margine softened
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
3 - 4 1/2 c
bread flour
yellow cornmeal

How to Make Sour Cream Yogurt Braid


  • 1dissolve yeast in 1/3 cup of water in small bowl
  • 2beat sour cream, yogurt, 2 tablespoons butter, sugar, salt and 1/2 cup water in large mixing bowl
  • 3add yeast to large mixing bowl.
    and beat in 2 cups of flour until smooth.
  • 4stir in remaining flour till soft dough.
    turn onto floured surface and knead for about 6-8 mins
  • 5place dough into a greased bowl, turning it over so the grease covers all of dough, cover and let sit in a warm place for an hour
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • 6punch dough down and turn over onto a floured surface.
    divide into 3 groups and stretch till 16-inches.
    braid pieces together
  • 7(pinch seams together and tuck under the braid at top and bottom)
  • 8grease baking sheet and sprinkle with cornmeal.
    place braid on baking sheet, cover and let sit in a warm place for 30 mins
  • 9place in oven and bake for 20-25 mins or until golden brown.
    melt remaining butter and spread over the top of bread when its done

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About Sour Cream Yogurt Braid

Course/Dish: Breads, Other Breads
Hashtag: #braided

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