How to Make ZOPF




Introduction: How to Make ZOPF

this in an instructable how to make a zopf. zopf is a kind of white bread that is braided and it is usually eaten for breakfast.

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Step 1: Step 1

read the recipe

Step 2: Step 2

go to the grocery store to buy the ingredients

Step 3: Step 3

take a bowl and prepare what you need

Step 4: Step 4

put flour, milk, salt, egg, butter and yeast in the bowl

Step 5: Step 5

mix it

Step 6: Step 6

knead it very well until there are air bubbles in the dough

Step 7: Step 7

when the surface is nice and smooth put it back into the bowl

Step 8: Step 8

cover the bowl with a wet towel and let it relax for about an hour.

Step 9: Step 9

braid it to a zopf.

Step 10: Step 10

if you don't know how to braid it, read instructions online

Step 11: Step 11

put it onto a baking sheet and coat it with egg yolk

Step 12: Step 12

bake it until it's golden brown ( about 200°C)

Step 13: Step 13

let it cool off and enjoy it!!

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    6 Discussions


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Ya... Whats with the challah imitations?


    10 years ago on Introduction

    yeeah that is good..i think i took about 200°C..also you can tap on the bottom of the zopf and if it sounds hollow it should be done...


    10 years ago on Introduction

    Step 12 could do with a few more details, specifically two: temperature and time. I know it will depend on your oven etc. but a rough indication would be great. If you can provide this I will have to start making these- my student house got through two 800g challot every week just through nibbling. Probably stopped me from starving away in exam time...


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    I made it. Temperature: 190, time: 40min