This braided loaf of bread is popular in many cultures at Easter. Often times it is made with a whole egg (or several eggs) nested within the braids of the dough prior to baking.
Braided Easter Bread
photo: carol517 Made with chopped nuts, candied fruit, flour, sugar, salt, fast acting or rapid rise dry yeast, eggs, milk, butter, anise seed oven Braided Easter Bread photo: Suetoni Made with eggs, butter or margarine, all-purpose flour, sugar, rapid rise yeast, salt, water oven Polish Easter Bread Made with flour, raisins, eggs, yeast, sugar, shortening, salt, milk, water oven Italian Easter Bread Made with all-purpose flour, eggs, sugar, milk, cinnamon, vanilla extract, vegetable oil, baking powder, lemons oven Easter Paska Made with eggs, white raisins, yeast, butter, milk, shortening, sugar, flour, salt oven Easter Bread Braid Made with egg, dry yeast, water, butter, milk, sugar, eggs, salt, all-purpose flour oven, stovetop
Kulich (Russian Easter Bread) Made with fast-rising yeast, sugar, salt, butter or margarine, water, eggs, dark seedless raisins, blanched almonds, lemon peel oven, stovetop Greek Tsoureki (Easter Bread) Made with milk, sweet butter, active dry yeast, sugar, salt, eggs, orange juice, orange rind, flour, butter oven, stovetop Easter Crown Bread Made with aniseed, all-purpose flour, sugar, active dry yeast, salt, milk, butter or margarine, eggs, mixed candied fruit, blanched almonds Easter Bread from Cyprus Made with dry-active yeast, salt, sugar, olive oil, Cheddar cheese, Mozzarella cheese, all-purpose flour, baking powder, dried mint oven