Italian Easter Bread Recipe

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Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin

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@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!

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Rating:

★★★★★ 13 votes

Comments:
Prep:
2 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

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)

How to Make Italian Easter Bread Recipe

About Italian Easter Bread Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Collections: Easter Member's Choice
Hashtags: #easter #Italian #bread



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