Traditional Italian Easter Bread
Traditional Italian Easter Bread
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    This Traditional Italian Easter Bread is a soft sweet brioche dough formed into wreaths or braided then topped with coloured eggs & sprinkles.

    Ingredients

    • 1 3/4 cups +2 tablespoons all purpose flour ((250 grams))
    • 1 pinch salt
    • zest of 1 lemon
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar ((40 grams))
    • 1/4 cup lukewarm milk (I used 2 % milk) ((60 grams))
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
    • 2 eggs (room temperature) ((slightly beaten))
    • 1/2 cup butter (room temperature) ((100 grams))
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tablespoon milk
    • 2-4 eggs (uncooked and dyed whatever colour you like)
    • 2-4 tablespoons sprinkles* (if desired)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 345 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 27 g 40.87%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 77.99%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 64 mg 21.45%
    • Sodium: 828 mg 34.5%
    • Calcium: 119 mg 11.85%
    • Potassium: 98 mg 2.81%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 24 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.83%
    • Sugar: 15 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 19.87%
    • Vitamin C 5.15%
    • Vitamin D 6.27%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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