Ingredients Bakers %
Bread Flour 100
Water 40
Yeast 3.75
Egg Yolks 20
Vegetable Oil 10
Honey 7
Salt 1.80



Balance the water for a DDT of 80.

Mix straight dough method and develop to 80°F.

Ferment 1.5 hours. Scale into 4.5 ounce strands for 18 oz. loaves.

Braid in four strand, by overlapping the "x".

Egg wash. Proof 45 minutes – 1 hour.

Egg wash a second time. Bake 400°F with three seconds of steam for 25 minutes.

Reduce temp to 375°F for last 5-10 minutes.

Formula courtesy of National Honey Board