Polish Easter Bread

READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
Recipe by Lavender Lynn

This recipe is from Poland is called Babka Wielkanocna. This recipe is from recipegoldmine.com and is posted for ZWT4

Top Review by Chabear01

I made this as a preview for Easter. I did not have golden raisins so used regular, and used an organic yeast. I had a problem getting this to rise due to the organic yeast so will be using good ol fashioned yeast next time. Everyone who has had a piece of this lovely bread loved it, and when I toasted it for breakfast this morning I received raves. Thank You Lyn for a fantastic bread which I will be making for Easter Morning breakfast. Made for Bargain Basement Event.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until blended.
  2. Beat in egg yolks until well blended.
  3. Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  4. Stir yeast mixture, orange peel, lemon peel, cinnamon and salt into butter mixture.
  5. Stir in flour alternately with the milk, beating well after each addition, until soft dough forms.
  6. Stir in raisins.
  7. Cover; let rise in warm place until double, about 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Stir down dough; spoon into greased and floured10 x 4-inch tube pan or 12 cup bundt cake pan.
  9. Cover; let rise until double, about 1 hour.
  10. Heat oven to 350 degreesF
  11. Bake until bread is golden brown, 35 to 40 minutes.
  12. Cool 5 minutes.
  13. Remove from pan; cool completely.
  14. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar if desired.

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