Sour Cream Yogurt Braid Recipe

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Sour Cream Yogurt Braid

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


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


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

About this Recipe

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