Ester is coming and now i am going to show you how to make braided basket .
The whole family will love it , as you can see it looks very beautiful and tasty .
It’s the perfect decoration for your Easter dinner .
It might look complicated , but it ‘s not !
So let’s get started :
- 1teaspoon sugar and 1 salt
- 1 egg
First combine flour, yeast, sugar and salt in a bowl. Add water and half of beaten egg . After that add the butter and mix . Knead your dough for 10 minutes then cover and leave it to rise for 30 minutes .
When it is done punch it down and again leave it to rise for another 10 minutes . After that roll out the dough and make a large square 11×11 inch and 1/8 thick. Cut it into 1/2 inch width strips .
Now start weaving in lattice design on a piece of greased parchment paper. Get a metal bowl and lightly grease it. Next thing you need to do is to transfer the paper with the latticed dough on the bowl .
With the remaining dough mold them around the rim of the dough basket. Let it rise for 35 minutes .
Before putting in the oven in a 200 degree brush it with the remaining beaten egg . Then bake for 20 minutes . At 15 minutes cover the basket with foil so it dosen’t turn too brown .