Italian Easter Bread

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Italian Easter Bread

This might be my favorite part of Easter dinner this year, I think they look so yummy and cute!  The recipe comes from a blog called “The Italian Dish”.  I decided to use these in place of dinner rolls this year.  They aren’t hard to make but they are a little time consuming which is why I made them yesterday for today’s dinner.

1 package rapid rise yeast

1 1/4 cups scalded milk, cooled to room temperature

pinch of salt

1/3 cup butter, softened

2 eggs, beaten

1/2 cup sugar

3 1/2 cups flour

1 egg, beaten with 1 teaspoon of water

6 dyed Easter eggs (you do not need to hard boil the eggs first, they will cook as bread bakes)


1  In a large mixer bowl, combine yeast, warm (not hot) milk, salt, butter, eggs and sugar.  Add about half the flour and beat until smooth…

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