Baking Directions

Butter Braid® pastries are meant to be shared among loved ones, creating memorable experiences around the table.

  • For maximum shelf life, KEEP FROZEN until ready to use.
  • For high altitudes, let pastry raise 6 to 8 hrs. (if needed, pastry can raise for up to 12 hrs., but may produce flatter product). Bake 18 to 23 min. at 350°F.

Braided PastrY

  1. Remove frozen braided pastry from package and place on lightly greased 9” x 13” metal pan or 11” x 17” cookie sheet with edges. Set icing packet and directions aside.
  2. Loosely cover frozen pastry with plastic wrap. Allow to thaw and rise at room temperature for 8-12 hours, or until doubled in size (ideal room temperature is 72°F). Tip: Lightly spray plastic wrap with cooking spray and place sprayed side down to prevent dough from sticking.
  3. Preheat oven to 325°F.  Remove plastic and bake thawed pastry for 22-27 minutes until golden brown. Ovens vary, so adjust time and temperature accordingly.
  4. Enjoy the way your kitchen smells while you allow the pastry to cool. Slice with electric, bread, or serrated knife.
  5. Drizzle contents of icing package over top of pastry. Enjoy with people you love!

Four Cheese & HErb Braided PastrY

  1. Take frozen braided pastry from package and place on lightly greased 9” x 13” metal pan or 11” x 17” cookie sheet with edges. Set marinara sauce in refrigerator and set directions aside.
  2. Loosely cover frozen pastry with plastic wrap. Tip: lightly spray plastic wrap with cooking spray and place sprayed side down to prevent dough from sticking plastic wrap.
  3. Allow to thaw and rise at room temperature for 8 to 12 hours until about double in size (ideal room temp. is 72°F.
  4. Preheat oven to 325°F.  Remove plastic wrap. Bake at 325°F for 27-30 min. Ovens vary, so adjust time and temperature accordingly. Product must reach an internal temperature of 160°F.
  5. Allow to cool. Slice with electric, bread, or serrated knife.
  6. Remove marinara sauce packet from refrigerator. Cut open and pour sauce contents from packet into a small, microwave-safe bowl. DO NOT MICROWAVE SAUCE WHILE STILL IN PACKET! Heat in microwave on high for 15-20 seconds, or to desired temperature. Enjoy!

CINNAMON Pastry ROLL

  1. Take roll log and icing packet out of package.
  2. Slice apart the nine rolls following the pre-cut lines and place them into a lightly sprayed 9” square pan with 2” sides (for ease of cutting, let roll log thaw for 15 – 30 min).
  3. Loosely cover pan of frozen rolls with plastic wrap. Prior to covering, spray plastic wrap lightly with cooking spray, placing sprayed side down.
  4. Allow rolls to rise at room temperature (72˚F) for 8 to 12 hours or until double in size.
  5. Remove plastic wrap. Bake in preheated oven at 325˚F for 21 to 25 min. until slightly brown. (Ovens vary. Adjust time and temp accordingly. Don’t overbake.)
  6. Using hand protection, remove pan of rolls from oven and let sit 2-3 minutes to cool to a safe temperature.
  7. You may ice rolls while slightly warm or wait until completely cool. Enjoy!

Caramel Pastry ROLL

  1. Take roll log and glaze packet out of package. Put unopened packet in hot water until soft (do not microwave or boil).
  2. Take glaze packet out of water and knead for about 15 seconds. Cut off one end and squeeze glaze into a lightly sprayed 9″ square pan with 2″ sides. Spread glaze evenly over bottom of pan.
  3. Slice apart the nine rolls following the pre-cut lines and place them in a single layer on top of glaze (for ease of cutting let roll log thaw for 15 – 30 min.).
  4. Loosely cover pan of frozen rolls with plastic wrap. Prior to covering, spray plastic wrap lightly with cooking spray, placing sprayed side down.
  5. Allow rolls to rise at room temperature (72˚F) for 8 to 12 hours or until double in size.
  6. Remove plastic wrap. Bake in preheated oven at 325˚F  for 21 to 25 min. until slightly brown. (Ovens vary. Adjust time and temp accordingly. Don’t overbake.)
  7. Using hand protection, remove pan of rolls from oven and immediately flip pan upside down onto heat-safe serving platter or wax paper. Lift pan off rolls. Enjoy!