Lemon-Glazed Panettone (Italian Easter Bread) Recipe
Eaten in Italy at Christmas and Easter, this lemon-glazed panettone sweet bread is filled with golden raisins and topped with sugared almonds.
Start an Easter tradition with these aromatic and delicious anise- and lemon-flavored loaves. Frost with pink icing and top with sprinkles.
A rich yeast bread is braided and decorated with raw eggs before baking. Dying the eggs beforehand adds a festive touch to the finished bread.
Dyed eggs sit atop this sweet breaded bread full of anise and orange flavors, making it the perfect centerpiece for your Easter table.
This traditional Eastern European bread is rolled up around a spiced raisin-nut filling.
This Italian Easter tart recipe is a classic dessert from Naples with cooked wheat grains, ricotta cheese, and candied orange peel.
Kulich is a sweet yeast bread, similar to panettone, that is studded with candied fruit, rum-soaked raisins, and chopped almonds.
Ok...so my mother would just kill me if she knew I made our family recipe for Choereg public. But my policy is 'why keep a good thing to myself'. Choereg is a traditional, slightly sweet bread, especially made for Easter. It is delicious for breakfast with a nice cup of coffee. It takes some level of skill, but anyone used to handling yeast should not have a problem. You can find Mahleb at Middle Eastern grocery stores, especially around Easter. It will be with the spices. Please do not omit it, as this is what gives it its distinctive flavour and aroma.
This savory Italian egg bread is loaded with Romano cheese. A change from the usual sweet Easter breads, this rich loaf is fine-textured and dry; it's especially impressive when baked in a tube pan. Enjoy a slice with a nice glass of wine.
This decorative, tasty bread looks like a bird's nest when finished. Use raw eggs that you've colored to put in the center. They cook right along with the bread! This is a favorite in my family, and we have it for breakfast every Easter Sunday with the eggs we've colored. This Easter bread is especially tasty because it has a faint hint of lemon in it. My favorite way to eat it is warmed up, with butter spread on top.