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Pumpkin

All-Purpose Flour Sugar Salt Instant Yeast Whole Milk Unsalted Butter Egg Pumpkin Butter

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

Mix dry ingredients

1

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, mix flour, sugar, salt, and yeast.

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Heat milk & butter

2

Combine butter and milk in a pan. Heat over low heat, until butter melts and temperature is between 120-130 degrees.

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Pour in milk

3

With mixer running, pour milk mixture into flour mixture.

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Add egg

4

As it starts to mix in, add egg.

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Knead

5

Increase speed and knead for 8-10 minutes until dough is smooth and elastic.

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Let rise

6

Place in a greased container. Allow to rise until doubled in bulk.

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Roll

7

Turn dough onto floured surface. Roll into a 12"x18" rectangle

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Spread butter

8

Spread with pumpkin butter.

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Roll

9

Beginning with the long side, roll dough jellyroll-style.

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Cut

10

Cut the roll in half.

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Cut

11

Working with 1 half at a time, cut roll in two with a sharp pair of scissors.

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Braid

12

Braid the dough.

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Cover & let rise

13

Cover the pans with plastic wrap. Allow to rise for 1 - 1 1/2 hours, until doubled in bulk.

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Bake

14

Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.

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