Hunger Games Saffron and Golden Raisin Breakfast Bread

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Inspired from the Hunger Games books, this bread is sure to make your mouth water!


1/4 teaspoon Saffron Threads
2 teaspoons Warm water
3 Egg yolks
3/4 cup Warm water
2 tablespoons Butter; softened
2 teaspoons Sugar
1 12 ounces Country white bread mix; for bread machine
1/2 cup Golden raisins
1/2 cup Walnuts; chopped
1 tablespoon Turbinado sugar

Original recipe makes 10 Servings



Combine saffron and 2 teaspoons water in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Place saffron mixture, 2 egg yolks, 3/4 cup warm water, and next 5 ingredients, including yeast packet from bread mix) in a bread machine. Set bread machine to "dough" setting according to manufacturer's instructions; start machine. When dough cycle is complete, turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead several times. Form dough into a loaf, and place in a greased 9" x 5" loafpan. Let dough rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, for 1 hour or until doubled in size. Combine remaining egg yolk with 1 tablespoon water. Brush top of loaf with egg wash, and sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Bake at 350º for 32 minutes or until golden. Remove from pan, and cool completely on a wire rack.

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