Easter Bread with Anise Oil?

How much oil do you use in one recipe?

By Olga

Advertisement

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

March 17, 20120 found this helpful

Easter Bread (Italian Sweet Bread)

Ready in: 2-5 hrs ?
Difficulty: 3/5

Serves/Makes: 2 loaves

Ingredients:
5 cups unsifted flour
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 1/2 packages active dry yeast
1 cup milk
1/2 cup margarine
3 eggs, at room temperature
1/8 teaspoon anise oil
OR
1 teaspoon anise flavoring
1 egg
1 tablespoon water
2 drops yellow food coloring

Directions:
In a large bowl, thoroughly mix 1 1/2 cups flour, sugar, salt and undissolved yeast.

Combine milk and margarine in a saucepan. Heat over low heat until liquids are warm. (Margarine doesn't need to melt.) Remove from heat and add anise oil and yellow food coloring to make a "buttery" yellow color.

Advertisement

Gradually add to dry ingredients and beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Add 3 eggs and 1/2 cup flour, or enough flour to make a thick batter. Beat a high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Add enough additional flour to make a soft dough.

Turn out onto lightly floured board; knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 to 10 minutes. Place in greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover with a clean dishcloth or plastic wrap; let rise in warm place, free from draft, until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour. Punch dough down. Cover; let rise again until almost double, about 30 minutes.

Punch dough down again; turn out onto lightly floured board. Divide in half; form into two large round balls or a dozen "buns". Place on opposite corners of a greased baking sheet. Cut a cross 1/2-inch deep on top of each ball. Cover; let rise in warm place, free from draft, until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour. Beat 1 egg the 1 tablespoon water. Use to brush tops of loaves.

Advertisement

Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees F.) about 35 to 45 min. (15 to 20 for buns), or until done. Remove from baking sheet and cool on wire racks.


Nutrition:
191 calories, 5 grams fat, 31 grams carbohydrates, 5 grams protein per slice. This recipe is low in fat.
Show full nutritional data (including Weight Watcher's Points ®, cholesterol, sodium, vitamins, and diabetic exchanges)

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Advertisement

In This Page
Next >︎
Categories
Food and Recipes Recipes Baking & Desserts Breads AdviceMarch 15, 2012
Pages
More
🐛
Pest Control
😷
Coronavirus Tips
😎
Summer Ideas!
📓
Back to School Ideas!
🌻
Gardening
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2020-07-17 16:13:25 in 2 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2020 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/Easter-Bread-with-Anise-Oil.html

Next >︎