Lucky Horseshoe Egg Bread Recipe

 

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In most cultures, the New Year is about the promise of good fortune and good luck. It’s a time to step away from the past and look forward to the future. The horseshoe has often been seen as a sign of luck, and this horseshoe shaped bread evokes that spirit. You can actually make this bread with a variety of bread recipes considering that the horseshoe shape defines the luck and the occasion.

We’re featuring a classic egg-bread recipe here that you put through the dough cycle and then shape into a horseshoe to finish in the oven.

INGREDIENTS:
 1 1/2 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
 1/2 cup milk, room temperature
 1 tsp salt
 1/3 cup granulated sugar
 1/4 cup soft butter
 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
 6 cups all-purpose flour or bread flour
 2 tablespoons of bread machine yeast or active dry yeast
Glaze:
 1 egg yolk and 1 tablespoon of water
DIRECTIONS:
1

Add the ingredients in the order listed and select the dough cycle. When done, dump the dough onto a floured surface and shape into a horseshoe shape. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise 30 to 45 minutes.

2

Preheat you over at 375° F./ 190° C

3

When risen, glaze with the egg and water mixture after whisking them together.

4

Place in a preheated oven at 375° F./ 190° C. and bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

5

Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes and then plate and serve.

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS:
 1 1/2 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
 1/2 cup milk, room temperature
 1 tsp salt
 1/3 cup granulated sugar
 1/4 cup soft butter
 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
 6 cups all-purpose flour or bread flour
 2 tablespoons of bread machine yeast or active dry yeast
Glaze:
 1 egg yolk and 1 tablespoon of water

Directions

DIRECTIONS:
1

Add the ingredients in the order listed and select the dough cycle. When done, dump the dough onto a floured surface and shape into a horseshoe shape. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise 30 to 45 minutes.

2

Preheat you over at 375° F./ 190° C

3

When risen, glaze with the egg and water mixture after whisking them together.

4

Place in a preheated oven at 375° F./ 190° C. and bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

5

Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes and then plate and serve.

Lucky Horseshoe Egg Bread Recipe

Steve Nubie

Steve Nubie has been writing professionally for 38 years. He is a Chef and has traveled across Asia and Europe studying language, culture and cuisine. He instructs culinary classes in the Culinary School at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois and has written extensively on cuisine, cooking, diet and nutrition. He is a published author of 10 books including a cookbook and continues to write on subjects related to culinary trends.

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