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Italian Anise Easter Bread
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Will make 2 Loaves
whole anise seeds
How to Make Italian Anise Easter Bread
1In a large bowl dissolve yeast in water, let bubble.
2Then blend all other ingredients in yeast water mixture, gradually add in flour.
3Knead dough 5-10 minutes. Spray a large bowl with cooking spray and cover with plastic wrap. Let rise for 5 hours.
4Punch down after first rise, shape and place in greased loaf pans. Cover again with plastic wrap and let rise 2 more hours.
5Mix one egg with 1 tablespoon of milk or water and brush tops of loaves. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.
6NOTE: If you have time, you can let this rise overnight, punch dough down and shape, put in pan and let rise 3 more hours, then bake.
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Posted: Thu, May 19, 2011