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How to Make a Fruit Filling Bread Braid

How to Make a Fruit Filling Bread Braid from @kitchenmagpie

I have made more fruit filled bread braids than I can count, at this point! From using jam to fresh Saskatoon berries in a filling, there have been countless variations on this bread.

How to Make a Fruit Filling Bread Braid from @kitchenmagpie

 

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I use a bread maker dough for this recipe, but if you turn it into a regular dough that you make yourself, it works just fine!

Put it on a lightly floured surface.

Separate into two pieces, roll them into two rectangles that are about 14 inches by 9 inches.

Cut them to somewhat resemble this.

How to Make a Fruit Filling Bread Braid Spread your pie filling in the middle.

How to Make a Fruit Filling Bread Braid

This is the point where I screamed  “OMG it looks like I know what I am doing!” Criss-cross the pieces of dough to create what you see below. Where it looks like I know what I am doing!

How to Make a Fruit Filling Bread Braid Placed on a greased sheet.

Brushed with melted butter. Can’t you feel your butt getting wider by the second? Butter here…butter there…butter straight to my…

Cover, and let them rise until they look like below. Puffy. Like your eyes after a bad nights sleep.

How to Make a Fruit Filling Bread Braid

Preheat your oven to 350 and bake until they are golden brown. My oven took only 17 minutes.

Slice and be amazed at what you created. It looks like I knew what I was doing!

Saskatoon Braid Recipe

Happy baking everyone! You’ll be doing fruit filled bread braids from now on! The filling variations are endless! You can simply use jam if you aren’t up to making a homemade fruit filling.

Love,

Karlynn

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How to Make a Fruit Filling Bread Braid


  • Author: Karlynn Johnston
  • Prep Time: 4 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 14 min

Description

How to Make a Fruit Filling Bread Braid – this is my Saskatoon berry version!


Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tbs butter or margarine
  • 3 tbs sugar
  • 3 1/3 cups flour

Saskatoon Filling

  • 3/4 tsp yeast
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 cup fresh saskatoon berries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbs cornstarch

Instructions

  1. First you add the milk. Check your instructions for your own bread machine, but mine is wet ingredients first.Beat that egg and throw it into the milk. Add the butter.Then the flour and then the yeast. Use your pasta/dough setting.
  2. Time for the sauce.
  3. Bring the water and lemon juice to a boil in the pot.Once its boiling, add your saskatoons or blueberries, and bring to a boil again. Turn down the heat on the burner at this point.
  4. Whisk together your sugar and cornstarch, then add to the pot.
  5. Stir constantly until the mixture is clear, and it does clear up, even though at first it looks like it will stay a cornstarch cloud forever. Put your masterpiece in the fridge to cool.
  6. When the dough is ready, Put it on a lightly floured surface.
  7. Separate into two pieces, roll them into two rectangles that are about 14 inches by 9 inches. Cut the dough like the picture above.
  8. Spread your pie filling in the middle.
  9. Criss cross the dough until the filling is covered and place on a greased sheet.
  10. Brushed with melted butter.
  11. Cover, and let them rise until they look like puffy.
  12. Preheat your oven to 350 and bake until they are golden brown.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6

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5 Comments

  • Reply
    CJ
    August 27, 2015 at 10:17 pm

    Karlynn – I am also from Edmonton…Saskatoons are one of my favorite berries.  I will try making this tomorrow for a pot luck on Saturday!

    Thanks!!

    C.

  • Reply
    RonaL
    October 29, 2013 at 3:30 am

    I don’t have bread machine..can I make the dough on a mixer or not at all?

  • Reply
    craigbrenn
    June 8, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    This sounds amazing.  Have you every tried this with layer of cream cheese under the berries?  I am going to try this recipe tomorrow, I’ll make one with a cream cheese layer & one without.

  • Reply
    Karlee
    August 25, 2009 at 5:02 pm

    YUMMY!!! I will have to try this recipe! 🙂 Love Saskatoons! Love your site BTW! How do you find the time to do all this? See you at the wedding in 2.5 weeks! 🙂

  • Reply
    Karlynn
    August 25, 2009 at 10:45 pm

    I don’t sleep. That’s how how I find the time 😉 We can’t wait to see everyone at the wedding too, its going to be a helluva good time!

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