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Heart-woven bread

Heart-woven bread

Heart braided bread recipe of 14-02-2015 [Updated on 05-05-2015]

With heart-woven bread I want to make a special wish to all lovers, whether they are lovers (not in the sense of clandestine love but of a married couple or girlfriend who love each other), brothers, parents and children or friends. It will be a commercial party, banal or obvious, but I love Valentine's Day, I find it an extra opportunity to unleash the romantic and mushy part in me and be able to pull out all the heart-shaped molds I have;) last year, I decided that bread too would be close to my heart and I won't tell you the surprised face that Elisa made when she saw it. So I leave you to today's recipe and the link to the special Valentine's Day where you can find other ideas to make a dessert or an entire menu to celebrate your loved one, kisses.


How to make heart-woven bread


Put the flour with the water and yeast in a bowl
Start kneading then add the oil and salt
Knead the dough until you get a soft and homogeneous dough,

Then cover the bowl with a cloth and let it rise for 2 hours

Take the dough and divide it into 6 parts

Work by forming long cords

Intertwine 4 of the cords obtained forming 2 two-ply braids

Place the two cords on an oiled heart pan following the shape of the pan

With the remaining dough, create the S-shaped cords

Place them in the center of the pan

Cover with a drizzle of oil and chopped coarse salt

Let it rest for 30 minutes, then bake the heart of bread in a preheated oven at 190 ° and bake for 20 minutes

Remove from the oven, leave to cool on a wire rack then the heart-woven bread

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