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GSABO - S2- Ep2 - Recipes

Braai Savoury Plaited Bread & Nutella Star Bread

GSABO

The Great South African Bake Off - Past series

BBC Lifestyle

Ingredients

Savoury dough:

  • 50g butter
  • 1/4 litre milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 pkt yeast, dry
  • 4 cups flour
  • 50g coriander, chopped
  • 2 tbsp red chillies, fine
  • 10g sesame seeds
  • 1 egg white
  • 50ml milk

Nutella dough:

  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt, fine
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 6 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 pkt yeast, dry
  • 350g Nutella, warmed

Preparation method

Savoury dough:

  • Mix flour, sugar, yeast and salt
  • Heat milk and butter together and allow to cool
  • Once cooled, beat the whole egg into the milk and butter
  • Add flour mixture into the milk mixture and knead into a dough
  • Leave the dough to rise until it has almost doubled in size
  • Pre heat oven to 180 C
  • Punch down dough and divide into 3 equal parts
  • Work the chopped fresh coriander into the first part
  • Work the fine red chillies into the second part
  • Leave the third part as it is
  • Roll each part into a cylinder shape
  • Plait these 3 parts together
  • Brush with milk and egg white
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes

Nutella dough:

  • Warm the milk, water, sugar, salt, oil and butter
  • Then add the eggs and buttermilk and beat with an electric beater
  • Add the flour, yeast and baking powder
  • Using a dough hook, make a soft pliable dough
  • Cover the dough and allow to rise
  • Once the dough has doubled in size, punch down
  • Divide dough into 4 equal parts
  • Roll into discs approximately 30cm in diameter
  • Smear the Nutella onto 3 discs and stack the discs
  • Preheat oven to 180 C
  • Using a small glass, mark the centre with a circle
  • Divide the disc into quarters and cut from the marked circle in the centre to the outer edges
  • Divide each quarter again into 2 parts so you end up with 16 parts in total
  • Remember to leave the centre intact
  • Twist each cut piece in opposite directions
  • Brush the top with egg white and allow to rise again
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes