1. Out of the rising container and knead
2. Divide dough into 3 (to make 3 loafs)
3. Knead each ball again and divide up into 3 again - to make long snakes to braid together
4. Put braided loaf on greased pan to rise again
After the second rise, I brush on some egg whites to give it a shine...if you like you can sprinkly poppy seed or sesame seeds on to it (I chose not to just incase the boys wanted to try it - they are not a fan of the seeds). Put the loaf in a 350 degrees oven for about 30-60 minutes and here is what you might find:
Well, "kiss that slice good bye"...DH just walked in the room carrying that last slice and was finishing it off, as I was writing about it....