Fr. Dominic Garramone

Bake Your Best: Sweet Yeast Breads, Challah & More

Fr. Dominic Garramone
  • In-depth Instruction; over 139 mins
  • On-demand video access anytime
  • Bonus downloadable PDF resources
  • Access to class Q&A
Meet Father Dominic Garramone, The Bread Monk, and learn to master his sweet dough recipe. You'll discover his secret formula that combines every fair-winning sweet dough recipe he could find. Then, he'll show you how to transform the dough into cinnamon rose rolls with a delicate pink frosting.
Learn fresh jelly roll variations using the sweet dough base. Father Dominic will help you shape blueberry filled breakfast butterflies and a cherry-filled sweetheart coffeecake with a powdered sugar drizzle.
Focus on layered breads using the sweet dough to make individual lemon fantans and a unique pull-apart apricot blossom. Father Dominic will also help you balance the sweetness of your ingredients and making fillings from dried fruit.
Master a delicious challah dough in your mixer. Then see how to shape your dough into a crowd-pleasing pull-apart loaf and slab braid loaf.
Challah can be shaped in a great variety of ways, but braided loaves are the most popular. You'll focus on these techniques with a braided sandwich roll, a three-strand braid and a six-strand braid.
Discover how to make a holiday-inspired challah dough with Father Dominic's techniques for kneading by hand. You'll also learn to shape your dough into a crown braid and half-pipe twist babka.
 
 
6 Lessons
2  hrs 19  mins

Begin baking delicious breads every guest will reach for with the Bread Monk, Father Dominic Garramone, OSB, from St. Bede Abbey and Academy. From coffee cakes and fruit-filled pastries to braided challah, you’ll discover the secrets to a variety of incredible breads, all created from three simple dough recipes.

Fr. Dominic Garramone

Father Dominic Garramone is a monk of Saint Bede Abbey in Peru, Illinois. Affectionately known as the Bread Monk, Fr. Dominic shares his knowledge of all things bread through church workshops, cookbooks, culinary demonstrations and the PBS show "Breadhead Minutes." His travels around the United States have allowed him to inspire every age and level of baker at local high schools, L'Ecole Culinaire, the Home Baking Association and more. He enjoys sharing his mantra, "It's bread, it's gonna forgive you!" with every student.

Fr. Dominic Garramone

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