How to Bake Eggs in a Nest Bread

This recipe was inspired by the book An Egg Is Quiet. Adapted from egglandsbest.com.

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How to Bake Eggs in a Nest Bread Recipe
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In the bowl of a food processor, combine yeast, flour, salt, and 1 teaspoon sugar. Process until combined.

In the bowl of a food processor, combine yeast, flour, salt, and 1 teaspoon sugar. Process until combined.

2
With machine running, slowly pour in warm water. Once water is added, continue processing until dough comes together into a ball, around 30-45 seconds.

With machine running, slowly pour in warm water. Once water is added, continue processing until dough comes together into a ball, around 30-45 seconds.

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3
Place dough in an oiled bowl and cover with a flour sack towel or plastic wrap.

Place dough in an oiled bowl and cover with a flour sack towel or plastic wrap.

4
Let rise in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled.

Let rise in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled.

5
Heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. After dough has risen, punch down.

Heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. After dough has risen, punch down.

6
Place dough on a piece of parchment paper and divide into 2 pieces.

Place dough on a piece of parchment paper and divide into 2 pieces.

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Make 2 long, skinny ropes of dough, about 20 inches long.

Make 2 long, skinny ropes of dough, about 20 inches long.

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Twist the 2 ropes together.

Twist the 2 ropes together.

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Form twist into a ring. Place on parchment paper on a baking sheet.

Form twist into a ring. Place on parchment paper on a baking sheet.

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Nestle 3 eggs between twists in dough.

Nestle 3 eggs between twists in dough.

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Beat remaining egg with 1 tablespoon water. In a separate container, stir together 1 tablespoon sugar with 1 teaspoon cinnamon.

Beat remaining egg with 1 tablespoon water. In a separate container, stir together 1 tablespoon sugar with 1 teaspoon cinnamon.

12
Brush egg wash over formed loaf.

Brush egg wash over formed loaf.

13
Sprinkle cinnamon topping over bread.

Sprinkle cinnamon topping over bread.

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Bake bread for 25 to 30 minutes, until golden brown.

Bake bread for 25 to 30 minutes, until golden brown.

Ingredients

3 Teaspoons Instant yeast 
4 Cups All purpose flour 
1 Teaspoon Salt 
1 Teaspoon Sugar 
Cups Warm water, 110-115 degrees Fahrenheit 
4 Eggs 
1 Tablespoon Sugar 
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 
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