Mary's Easter Bread
5 lbs flour
12 eggs, extra-large
2 cups milk
4 cups sugar, heated
1½ cups oil
1 tsp vanilla, anise oil or Anisette (anise flavored liqueur)
2 envelopes dry yeast
1 tbsp sugar
1 cup milk, lukewarm
Make a well with 5 pounds of flour.
Add eggs, milk, sugar, oil, and vanilla/anise oil/Anisette.
Mix the yeast into the warm milk and let it set until the yeast is activated.
Add to the mix before adding the flour.
Knead and let set until dough doubles, knead again and put in individual pans to rise again.
Be sure to grease and flour pans.