- seal and tuck under. Repeat with remaining dough. Cover and let rise
- until doubled, about 1 hour.
- Beat egg and cold water; brush over braids. Sprinkle with sesame or
- poppy seeds if desired. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until
- golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2 loaves (16
- slices each).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 137 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 232 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.