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Paska

Paska

  • Prep

    3 h
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    3 h 30 m
Egg Farmers of Ontario

Egg Farmers of Ontario

It's tradition in the home of egg farmers Chris and Laura Mullet Koop of Jordan, Ontario, to serve this bread on Easter day.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 310 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 64.7g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 97 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Stir together 2 cups flour and the salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. Stir yeast into water; add 2 tsp sugar and stir until dissolved. Let mixture stand for 10 minutes until doubled in volume.
  3. Meanwhile, beat eggs with electric mixer. Gradually beat in 3/4 cup sugar.
  4. Make a well in the flour mixture and pour in scalded milk. Add egg mixture; beat well. Add butter, and lemon and orange rinds and juices, and yeast; beat until combined. Add 1 cup flour at a time, until dough is soft and holds its shape. Knead on a flour-covered surface until elastic and no longer sticky.
  5. Place dough in a large bowl. Cover with a piece of plastic wrap that has been rubbed with a little oil. Let dough rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 to 1-1/2 hours. Punch down and let rise again until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  6. Divide dough in half; form each half into a loaf shape and place into a lightly greased 9 x 5-inch (23 x 12 cm) loaf pan. Let rise until doubled in bulk, about an hour.
  7. Bake in a preheated 325 degrees F (160 degrees C) oven until golden brown, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven, let cool for a few minutes, then remove loaves from pans and finish cooling on a wire rack.
  9. Ice just before serving. For each loaf, stir together 2 cups icing sugar with 1 tsp lemon juice and enough milk (approximately 4 tbsp/60 mL) to make a smooth icing that can be spooned over loaf. Decorate with sprinkles.
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SHALLLES
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SHALLLES

2/2/2013

This recipe was pretty good. I liked it because it was easy to make.

Mommy2012
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Mommy2012

11/6/2012

This was the perfect hostess gift. It was easy to make and extremely appreciated by my friends.

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