Gift basket "Spring"

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Found on the website like recipes, but still want to offer you my baskets of delicious dough, because it is soon Easter and May holidays, because the spring and because it is so nice to get such gift that you can fill with delicious homemade cakes, and most importantly, which is made with your own hands!

Ingredients for Gift basket "Spring"

Step by step instruction of cooking Gift basket "Spring"

Шаг 1

In a small Cup to pee 3 tbsp of warm milk and dissolve yeast in it, put in a warm place and allow to form a cap (5-7 min.)
In mixer bowl combine beaten with a fork 1 egg, sugar, salt, warm milk and water, coming up to add yeast, add flour and knead elastic, not stick to hands dough.

Enter the flour gradually, because it is everywhere different density, the dough should not be very "cool".

Roll the dough into a ball, cover with a towel and leave to rise in a warm place until the volume increases two times.

Шаг 2

Punch down the risen dough and roll out into a rectangle with a thickness of 0.6 cm

Шаг 3

Cut into strips of width 2.5 cm Connect the edges of the strips and roll into a bundle.

Шаг 4

Bowl (I glass, heat-resistant, 20 cm in volume and 8 cm in height) to wrapped up with foil and grease with vegetable oil. Place the mold on a baking sheet, covered with baking paper.

Шаг 5

Beginning from the middle of the top of the form, at the same distance from each other, and have 14 vertical harness slightly longer than the height of the form.

Шаг 6

Push the harnesses on top of some cargo.

Шаг 7

Roll into long plaits for horizontal weaving. Begin to weave the basket above.

Шаг 8

To avoid confusion, lift up through one of the vertical bundles.

When you stretch the dough, then drop the harness down to hold the horizontal wiring.
Horizontal wiring must pass alternately UNDER and then OVER the horizontal strap. If you have a horizontal harness turned out shorter than the desired volume, it can be extended, just try to keep the connection turned UNDER a horizontal harness, because when baking the connection can break.

Шаг 9

Finished the 1st series.

Шаг 10

The following 2nd row weave in a staggered manner, i.e. ABOVE and below must be swapped.
Third, as the 1st, etc.
The number of horizontal bundles depends on the height of the form. I have turned 4.

Шаг 11

When you have finished weaving the basket, trim off the excess dough vertical harnesses.

Шаг 12

So here is the basket. To rasstavat it is not necessary, while I wove the basket has increased markedly in volume.

Glaze:
Beat egg with 1 tbsp milk and a couple drops of vegetable oil.
Cover the basket with glaze and bake in preheated to 190"With the oven until Golden brown. Be guided by your oven!

Шаг 13

The finished basket to cool without removing from the mold.

Шаг 14

Flip and gently release from the mold, leaving the foil.

Шаг 15

Then carefully remove the foil.

Шаг 16

Do not rush to throw away the baking paper, which is baked in a basket..

Шаг 17

The volume of the engraved circle will serve as a mold for baking the beautiful rim of the basket to make three long strands, having weaved their hair and brushing with glaze.

Шаг 18

Handle:
Make a base of stiff wire, bending its arc and wrapped in foil, the distance between the legs should match the diameter of the basket. Wrap the handle strap of dough, leaving 1.5 cm without it, so the handle connects to the basket, brush with glaze and bake.

Шаг 19

All, it remains only to collect and decorate our cart, and the gift is ready!
P. S. the remaining batter I baked a couple of bread rolls with poppy seeds.