Braided spaghetti bread

Braided spaghetti bread

On some days a bowl of spaghetti with a side if bread just won't do. We gotta dress it up, make it fancy and make it the kind of comfort food you can enjoy wearing a cocktail dress and not just your jammies. For those days we have braided spaghetti bread. Same thing as before, just with a better dress sense.

Braided spaghetti breadOn some days a bowl of spaghetti with a side if bread just won't do. We gotta dress it up, make it fancy and make it the kind of comfort food you can enjoy wearing a cocktail dress and not just your jammies. For those days we have braided spaghetti bread. Same thing as before, just with a better dre...

Summary

5150
  • CourseMain course
  • CuisineAmerican
  • Yield4 servings 4 serving
  • Cooking Time35 minutesPT0H35M
  • Total Time35 minutesPT0H35M

Ingredients

Milk
1/4 Cup
Sugar
1 1/2 Tablespoons
Salt
1 Teaspoon
Butter
1 1/2 Tablespoons
Dry active yeast
1 Tablespoon
Flour
2 1/2 Cups
Warm water
3/4 Cup

Steps

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the yeast with the water. Mix well and make sure no clumps are left.
  2. To the yeast mix, add butter, salt, milk and sugar. Mix well.
  3. Now, using a wooden spoon mix in 2 cups of the flour. Add the remaining flour a little until a time to form a dough. Use more flour if your dough seems too sticky.
  4. Now get in there with your hands and show that dough who's boss for the next 10 minutes. Knead well.
  5. In an lightly greased bowl, let the dough rise for an hour, or until double it's size.
  6. While its rising, make your favorite spaghetti with a little extra tomato sauce. If you are not a fan of tomato sauce, you could even do an Alfredo sauce. Mix well with spaghetti and keep aside.
  7. Once the dough has risen, punch it down and quickly knead for a minute.
  8. Now push the dough down using your fingers or a rolling pin to form a rectangle.
  9. Layer your spaghetti and cheese on the middle of the rolled out dough in a straight line vertically.
  10. Using a knife, cut strips on earth side of the filling, approximately one inch apart.it should be like little slits.
  11. Once all the strips are cut, braid the strips, right over left, right over left, until the entire bread had been braided.
  12. Bake at 350 Degrees for 30-35 minutes. Let sit for a few minutes to settle and then slice to serve.