Italian Easter Bread

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Total Time:
4.5 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Course: Bread Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 10 cups - flour
  • 18 - egg
  • 2 packets - yeast
  • 6 tbsp - sugar
  • 400g - butter
  • water - as needed
  • Salt - 1 tbsp

How to Make Italian Easter Bread

  • Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup of warm water with a tsp of sugar.
  • Mix all ingredients with yeast and knead for 10 minutes. Put in large greased bowl and cover with a towel.
  • Let it to rise for 2 hours.
  • Divide the dough into 6 equal parts.
  • Make each part into a 10 x 4 inch piece.
  • Cut each piece into 3 strips and braid.
  • Put each braid into a greased 8 inch cake pan.
  • Cover with dish towel and leave to rise for another 2 hours.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes.

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