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Easter Egg Bread

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Serves 16 | Prep Time 80 | Cook Time 30

Why I Love This Recipe

Not just for Easter anymore. Perfect for Sunday morning brunch.

$$$Cost per Serving: $0.30, Recipe Cost $4.76

Ingredients You'll Need

6 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour
1/2 Cup sugar
2 Packages active dry yeast 2 Teaspoons ground cardamom
1 Teaspoon salt
11/2 Cups milk
6 Tablespoons cubed margarine
4 Eggs
3 to 6 hard cooked eggs
Canola oil
2 Tablespoons water


Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Bring milk and margarine to 120 degrees F. and add in dry ingredients. Add 3 eggs and mix until smooth. Knead on a floured surface 7 minutes. Place in a greased bowl and grease surface before letting rise 30 minutes. Boil eggs and peel. Dye eggs and rub lightly with oil to shine. Punch down dough and cut into 3 equal portions. Roll into a 2 foot rope. On a greased cookie sheet, braid ropes, bringing ends together to form a circle. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Cover and let rise 20 minutes. Beat last egg with 1 teaspoon water and brush surface of dough. Bake 30 minutes. Surround with dyed eggs for presentation.

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