Easy Egg Braid

Serves: 16

1 slice per serving
Make this traditional bread entirely in your bread machine or shape it into a braid and bake in a conventional oven.

   1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
   2 cups flour
   1 1/2 teaspoons salt
   4 teaspoons butter cut in 1/2 tsp pieces
   2 tablespoons agave
   1 egg
   1/4 cup milk
   1/4 cup water
   Agave glaze
   
   AGAVE GLAZE
   2 tablespoons melted butter
   1 teaspoon agave

Easy Egg Braid is from the Cook'n with Agave collection.
BREAD MACHINE DIRECTIONS:
Place all ingredients into pan. Select "Normal" program. Press "Start."

CONVENTIONAL OVEN DIRECTIONS:
Place all ingredients into pan. Select "Dough" program. Press "Start." Most bread machines will beep at the end of the program. Press "Stop/Reset;" remove dough. Divide into 3 parts. Roll each third into 12-inch ropes. Pinch top ends together. On a greased cookie sheet, loosely braid. Tuck ends under to seal. Cover; let rise in warm place until almost doubled, about 30 minutes. Bake at 400F 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet.

HONEY GLAZE:
Combine all ingredients; mix well. Brush Honey Glaze on br4ad while still warm.