Italian Easter Bread Recipe

Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin Recipe

By Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin Joannebl

This is my mom's recipe. She got it from her girlfriend, Bernie. Both great cooks. The directions weren't that great so I had to improvise a bit. I'm posting this for Val who requested it. Val, hope you make this and let us know how it turns out. Will definitely be making this for Easter this year!


Recipe Rating:
 13 Ratings
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Cooking Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This bread is just pretty as a picture...a festive addition to Easter dinner!

Ingredients

1 pkg
yeast
1/4 c
warm water
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
sugar
6
egg yolks
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
warm milk
1 tsp
lemon zest, grated
2 tsp
vanilla
4 1/4 c
flour
1 tsp
melted butter
1
egg white, scrambled
6
colored eggs (raw) (3 for each loaf - this is a guess)