Potato Pan Dulce Braid

Potato Pan Dulce Braid

Nicole Presley
Food Blogger
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Yield: 4-6 Servings




  1. Pour yeast, warm water, and warm milk into a mixing bowl. Let mixture stand for 10 minutes without interruption.
  2. Mix on lowest setting until combined.
  3. Add sugar, eggs, butter, and mashed potatoes. Mix to combine.
  4. Switch mixing attachment to a bread hook.
  5. Add flour, one cup at a time, and mix on low speed.
  6. The mixture will be slightly sticky. Add additional flour until you can manage the dough with minimum stick.
  7. In a well-greased bowl add dough and allow to rise in a place with low ventilation. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place in the oven over night.
  8. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  9. Divide dough into 3 sections and roll each section into a long, thick rope. On a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, braid the three sections of dough.
  10. Tuck the ends under braid to seal.
  11. Brush dough with melted butter.
  12. Combine sugar and cinnamon, then sprinkle one strand with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  13. Decorate the next strand with different sprinkles, and so forth.
  14. Bake bread for 25 minutes.
  15. Allow to cool for 20 minutes, slice and serve.