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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.
  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

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.

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