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Easter Nests

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This Easter Nests recipe is a delicious keeper and always a plus in my cookbook! You can serve Easter Nests as a yummy Dessert. It would be a sin to not try this sinfully delicious Easter Nests recipe.
Ingredients
  Sugar 50 Gram (1/4 Cup)
  Warm milk 250 Milliliter (1 Cup 110°F, 43°C)
  Active dry yeast 2 Tablespoon (Package)
  All purpose flour 500 Gram (3 1/3 Cup)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 50 Gram (4 Tablespoon)
  Egg 1
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Eggs 18 , boiled
Directions

Stir 1 teaspoon sugar into warm milk and sprinkle with yeast.
Let stand 5 minutes or until the surface is frothy.
Stir gently to moisten any dry particles remaining on top.
Sift flour and salt into a large bowl.
Melt butter; cool slightly.
In a small bowl, lightly beat butter, remaining sugar and 1 egg.
Stir in yeast mixture.
Work into flour mixture to give a dry dough.
Knead dough well on a floured surface.
Cover and let rise in a warm place 1 hour.
Grease baking sheets.
Divide risen dough into 18 small pieces.
With floured hands, form into balls.
Roll balls into 20-inch (50-cm) lengths.
Twist to make spirals; form into circles and knot ends to make nests.
Place nests on greased baking sheets.
Brush with egg yolk.
Place 1 cooked egg, still in its shell, in the center of each nest.
Let stand 10 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until nests are a rich golden brown.
Cool slightly on racks.
Decorate eggs using water colors, colored pencils, or felt-tip pens.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Candy
Interest: 
Holiday, Party

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