Easy Easter Bread Recipe
Active dry yeast
hard boiled eggs dyed
Place yeast into warm water and let stand 5-7 minutes.
In a large bowl, combine the 2Tbsp sugar and flour, add in the yeast mixture.
Stir until smooth.
Cover and set aside in a warm area until double in size (1 hour)
In a mixer, cream together butter, sugar and salt.
Add the eggs and mix well.
Add the yeast mixture and the remaining 3-1/4 cups flour until a ball is formed.
Turn out on a lightly floured surface and knead - approx 10 minutes.
Oil a bowl and place dough inside and cover with oil, cover with a damp cloth and let it rise in a warm area.
Deflate dough and cut into 4 equal parts.
Roll each part into a rope.
Using two pieces, braid ropes together and form a ring.
Tuck eggs into crevices.
Repeat with other two ropes.
Cover and let rise again. (1 hour)
Preheat oven to 350.
Lightly brush the top with oil and add sprinkles if desired.
Bake for 50 minutes
Easy Easter Bread Recipe https://everafterinthewoods.com/easy-easter-bread-recipe/ April 20, 2016