Mary's Easter Bread
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 25–30
  • Servings: 35 slices
  • Preparation Time: 150
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. Make a well with 5 pounds of flour.
  2. Add eggs, milk, sugar, oil, and vanilla/anise oil/Anisette.
  3. Mix the yeast into the warm milk and let it set until the yeast is activated.
  4. Add to the mix before adding the flour.
  5. Knead and let set until dough doubles, knead again and put in individual pans to rise again.
  6. Be sure to grease and flour pans.