Baking Tips & Tricks Bread & dough How to Plait a Loaf Back to Bread & dough Bread & dough How to Plait a Loaf The dreaded plaited loaf...it gives chills to even the masters of dough, but it needn't do! We show you how to easily plait a loaf for an impressive result! " id="hgcVideo_" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen enablejsapi="1" origin="https://www.bakingmad.com"> Method Take your bread dough and cut it into 3 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a long fat sausage - they should all be the same length and thickness Put one on top of the other & start to plait. Right over middle, then over left. Keep plaiting all the way down At the end, pinch each end and tuck under the middle. Put onto a baking tray and lave until it's doubled in size and then bake. Enjoy!