Easter Paska Bread - Nana's recipe for this Eastern European egg bread. I look forward to making this all year!
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Nana's Easter Paska Bread

Easter Paska Bread - My Nana's recipe for this Eastern European egg bread. I look forward to making this all year!
Course Breads
Cuisine Eastern European
Prep Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 2 loaves
Calories 141kcal
Author Kelly @ Trial and Eater

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 1/4 sticks)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons yeast (2 packets)
  • 3/4 cup hot water (115°F)
  • 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 eggs

Instructions

  • In a medium pot, heat the milk, butter, sugar and salt on the stovetop over medium heat. Stir occasionally and remove from heat once butter has melted (about 5 minutes). Do not let boil.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the yeast by mixing it with the hot water. Let sit for 5 minutes until bubbly.
  • Add the yeast mixture and 2 cups flour to a large mixing bowl. When combined, add in milk mixture, eggs, and remaining flour.
  • Knead with a dough hook or by hand for 5-10 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  • Let rise in bowl for 1 hour.
  • Separate into 2 loaves and let rise for another hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until browned.

Notes

*Nutrition facts are for 1 slice of bread, assuming 16 slices per loaf.

Nutrition

Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1.1mg