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Lucky Horseshoe Egg Bread Recipe

Yields1 Serving

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.

 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
 1 egg yolk and 1 tablespoon of water

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.


Preheat you over at 375° F./ 190° C


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


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


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

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1