Faux Challah Bread with Cranberry Butter

Dress up your bread with this four-strand braiding method!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ crusty French loaf
1
egg, slightly beaten
1/2
teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
1/2
cup butter, softened
1/3
cup canned cranberry sauce

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 Remove dough from can. Cut lengthwise into 4 pieces; roll each piece into a 14-inch-long rope. Gather the ropes together at 1 end. Pinch end to seal ropes together. Take the outermost rope on the left side and move to the right, under the middle 2 ropes, then on top of the rope directly to the left. Repeat with the rope on the outermost side on the right. Bring the rope to the left under the middle 2 ropes, then on top of the rope directly to the right. Continue with this until the ropes are completely braided. Pinch the ends of the rope to seal well. Brush egg on top of braid. Sprinkle with salt.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 27 minutes or until loaf is deep golden brown and baked through.
  • 4 Meanwhile, beat butter and cranberry sauce with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Serve with warm bread.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 Remove dough from can. Cut lengthwise into 4 pieces; roll each piece into a 14-inch-long rope. Gather the ropes together at 1 end. Pinch end to seal ropes together. Take the outermost rope on the left side and move to the right, under the middle 2 ropes, then on top of the rope directly to the left. Repeat with the rope on the outermost side on the right. Bring the rope to the left under the middle 2 ropes, then on top of the rope directly to the right. Continue with this until the ropes are completely braided. Pinch the ends of the rope to seal well. Brush egg on top of braid. Sprinkle with salt.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 27 minutes or until loaf is deep golden brown and baked through.
  • 4 Meanwhile, beat butter and cranberry sauce with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Serve with warm bread.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.