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Easter Sweet Bread

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup flour
1 package yeast
1/2 cup warm water
3 eggs
1/4 cup annise seeds
1 cup milk
3/4 cup sugar
4 tablespoons room temperature butter
1 egg yolk

Steps:

1.
Mix flour, yeast, annise seed, and water in bowl. Create a well in the center, add eggs and gradually mix together.
2.
In a separate bowl, heat milk, sugar and butter until melted. Combine this with the flour mixture from previous step.
3.
Add additional flour until the dough is no longer sticky (about a cup), until consistency is similar to pizza dough.
4.
Shape dough into a ball, cover with a hand towel and let rise for 1 hour at room temperature.
5.
Cut dough into 6 equal balls and roll into cylinders by hand, about the length of your cookie sheet (roughly 1 1/2" in diameter).
6.
Using three of your cylinders loosely braid together. Repeat with the remaining three cylinders.
7.
Stack the two braids on top of each other on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
8.
Brush top with egg yolk. Sprinkle with granulated sugar to taste.
9.
Bake at 400˚F for 15 minutes. Drop temperature to 350˚ and bake for an additional 5 to 10 minutes until golden brown.

2 Reviews

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Anthony posted 13 days ago
Looks great. Well done. 👍
Donna posted 21 days ago
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Happy Easter 🐰