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Easter Twist

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This Easter Twist is a sure twist from your normal Easter fare ! Try this sweet lemony bread seasoned with aniseed will fast win the hearts of your guests this Easter. Try this Easter Twist and tell me if you like it.
Ingredients
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Aniseeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Eggs 5 , uncooked, dyed scarlet
  Egg white 1 , slightly beaten
Directions

1 Heat milk and butter to hot (120°-130°F). Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, sugar, salt, and yeast in mixing bowl. Add milk mixture and mix thoroughly.
2 Add lemon peel, aniseeds, and egg. Mix thoroughly.
3 Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
4 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour.
5 Punch down dough.
6 For a wreath, divide into 3 equal pieces and braid, forming into a wreath.
7 Place wreath on greased baking sheet. Place dyed eggs around the wreath, equally apart.
8 Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 30 minutes.
9 Brush egg white on top of dough. Bake in preheated 350°F oven about 30 minutes or until done.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday, Party

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