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A lot of folks think I make a babka, but it is different. Learn how to make it easily with this traditional recipe. 4 package s yeast. Ingredients. If you choose to use the golden raisins, soak the raisins for 30 minutes in warm water, then drain and pat dry with paper towels before using. Thanks!! —Pat Stevens, Granbury, TexasGet RecipeTaste of HomeOrange Cheesecake Breakfast RollsThese yummy rolls are a nice change of pace from the typical brown sugar and cinnamon kind. I see the raisins are optional, but do you think you could add chocolate mini chips to this bread? It was Ukrainian Babka.. And like any other child, I longed for kid food; candy, cakes, cookies, mac & … Looks amazing! I haven't used another white bread recipe since I started making this one. If you’ve never done this before, no worries. The loaves seem to be taking forever to double. Hi Karen, I think mini chocolate chips would be delicious! It is a bread traditionally served with tea and eaten at the end of an Easter meal. Author: Cooking With Carlee. When done the bread should sound hollow. My Busia (Polish for grandmother)use to make a variation of this recipe. Paska Bread is typically finished off with a topping. Always a crowd-pleaser, its pleasing vanilla flavor enriched by sour cream may remind you of breakfast at Grandma's! Yummy! When I originally left a comment I seem to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and from now on whenever a comment is added I get four emails with the same comment. This recipe looks much more user-friendly than some other ones I came across. Make it the night before a holiday to save time in the morning. I won’t be trying that though ! Paska Bread Directions: Combine the sugar, warm water and yeast and allow to sit for about 10 minutes until the yeast becomes soft and starts to bloom. Yield: 16 servings. 1 enveloped unflavored Geletin My Husband is Polish. My family was Russian and Croatian. Please submit any spring demands. One funny thing is that my grandma’s recipe also called for the “cake” type yeast which I never find. Adapted from Lovella’s Paska Bread – I baked two in bread pans and one in a Nordic Ware 12-cup Anniversary Bundt pan but this could easily be stretched to fill four pans. There’s a lot of dough here, so it will take a good amount of time. I never knew the real name of it. always have this in my recipe. —Janet Mooberry, Peoria, IllinoisGet RecipeTaste of HomeMake-Ahead ButterhornsMom loved to make these lightly sweet, golden rolls. Ingredients. ), 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 cup sour cream and 1 tsp vanilla. You can prepare the rolls the night before for convenience. —Leann Sauder, Tremont, IllinoisGet RecipeTaste of HomeStrawberries 'n' Cream BreadOnce strawberry-picking time arrives here each summer, my husband and I look forward to this bread. One of the special foods in that basket is a round shaped Easter Bread, called Paska in Ukrainian, or Babka in Polish. It will taste as if it was made from scratch at a bakery, yet the packaged puff pastry makes the recipe quick and easy. Put the dough in a well greased and floured coffee can and let heaven bake while getting some nice vanilla glaze ready. 4 cups scalded milk. My husband especially enjoys this bread with baked ham. Looks like quite a treat. Prep Time 3 hours. https://natashaskitchen.com/paska-easter-bread-recipe-kulich But like the other ladies – I was wondering about the 2 cakes of yeast?? Beat the egg and water together with a fork in a small bowl, and brush the mixture gently over the loaf. Cream the cheese with hands until smooth. Start this bread by proofing the yeast. It’s been a couple of hours already. I’m really looking forward to making this bread! There is nothing hard about making them and we do some with raisins and without. Hope you enjoy! My family is Ukrainian and we make this bread for every holiday… we’ve had some trouble finding the perfect round metal dishes to bake them in so we actually use dog bowls (never used by a dog before, of course). Thanks for the recipe! Before you pop your paska in the oven, give it a simple egg wash. To do this, whisk together two tablespoons of water and an egg and brush over the top of each loaf. I fondly remember how she taught me the recipe when I was a little girl. Before you start, know that this recipe makes two large loaves. Wow, I’m half Polish & half Italian too! Lovella made five to seven so they must have been smaller! POLISH CHEESE PASKA : 2 pounds pressed dry farmers cheese 20 eggs 1 cup lukewarm water 2 large yeast cakes 2 cups sugar 12 to 17 cups flour 1 quart scalded milk 2 tablespoons salt 2 cups raisins 1 cup butter, melted. Bake bread for 35 to 45 minutes, until the top is a rich golden brown. —Marlene Neideigh, Myrtle Point, OregonGet RecipeCardamom TwistThis golden bread has a soft, tender texture and the perfect amount of cardamom flavor in every bite. —Carla Miller, Pasco, WashingtonGet RecipeTaste of HomeSour Cream Fan RollsI received this recipe from an email pen pal in Canada. Just one thing, how much is a cake of yeast? Although bread is not typically the type of fare that kids yearn for, this bread was different. It is a traditional sweet bread that has a light sugar glaze over the top. She said she got it years ago from a woman she began chatting with at a department store. Total Time 3 hours 25 minutes. When you check it out after a quick break, it should look a bit foamy. https://www.browneyedbaker.com/2012/04/04/italian-easter-bread-recipe/, http://www.aminglingoftastes.com/2012/12/polish-holiday-sweet-bread.html. Hi Margarita, It all depends on how warm/humid your kitchen is, but generally anywhere from 1 to 3 hours. My Grandparents came over from the Ukraine as Mennonite Refugees. Paska - several versions of recipes depending on nationalities huh?). At lunchtime, my mom and aunts delivered the formed rolls. I wanted something lighter and a little more bread-like. Once that’s combined, stir in the rest of the flour a cup at a time. There’s intense flavor in every bite. Place the loaves in the oven at 350ºF for 50 to 60 minutes. When the women in my family have tried to make it in the past, they’ve had to cross fingers and pray for good results because the bread was always a 50-50 chance of success. Dissolve 1 yeast cake in 1/2 cup lukewarm water and add to the mixture. Since only fresh strawberries will do, I have been thinking of trying a different kind of berry so we can enjoy it more often. My grandmother was Polish, and she made a holiday bread that was very similar for both Christmas and Easter. This bread gets its signature look from its stocky round base with a braided crown. Many different versions of this rich bread, laced with rum syrup and drizzled with icing, are served at Easter in Polish households. There’s a bakery in NYC , Dough , I think, that has very similar ones. Note: Every product is independently selected by our editors. You can find some information on wiki about it. Paska is what many Ukrainians and other Eastern Europeans call their Easter Bread. Required fields are marked *. Add To Shopping List. —Pat Merkovich, Milwaukee, WisconsinGet RecipeTaste of HomeButtermilk Angel BiscuitsWhen I make these slightly sweet biscuits, sometimes I cut them and fold over one side about a third of the way for a more traditional look. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let it rise in a warm place or a warm oven (about 100˚F) for 2 hours. There was quite a marriage of faith in Tebow (maybe understandable) and the Broncos (so God loves the team from Denver? The bread must be made on Good Friday with Golden raisins, so it is ready for blessing on baskets on Holy Saturday. In Portugal we have a traditionnal Easter bread called Folar de Páscoa, flavored with cinnamon and anise, and decorated with hard boiled eggs. My brother will be thrilled to have this Easter Bread recipe because years ago we tried to make it from a relative’s “hand full of this and spoonful of that” type directions, and we made an Easter brick! They’re sure to appeal to “somebunny” at your house this Easter. Once I dropped off a dozen rolls for my brothers, and they emptied the pan in 10 minutes. Later, she taught my sister and me to make them. —Sue Torn, Germantown, WIGet RecipeTaste of HomeHoney-Oat Pan RollsThese tender rolls are relatively quick to make. Be sure to cover your bread so it doesn’t form a crust. Then roll the scraps into two thin ropes and twist together. I spent about 20 minutes in total kneading this dough. Leave them out and it can be enjoyed anytime of year. Colored hard-cooked eggs baked in the dough give this sweet bread such a festive look. I love the sunny, brightness that the golden raisins give it. Brush the tops of the bread with the egg wash, just before transferring to the oven. Taste of Home is America's #1 cooking magazine. I use Corning Ware souffle dishes (straight sides), 8″-10″. This top is then decorated with icing glaze topped with small jelly eggs, marshmellow rabbits, coconut or whatever is Easterish decor! We love the taste of this bread. —Suzanne Randall, Dexter, MaineGet RecipeTaste of HomeHawaiian Dinner RollsPineapple and coconut give a subtle sweetness to these golden homemade rolls. Let this stand for about five minutes. Otherwise, serve paska up alongside your ham at dinnertime and skip the traditional dinner rolls. Prep Time 2 hours 35 minutes. Once you have a nice braid, lay it on top of your base in the springform pan. Prep Time 2 hours 30 minutes. My husband, whose Polish mother used to make wicked babka/paska breads, declared it to be “excellent”. Be sure to flour your countertop well before you start to knead, and have extra flour on hand to dust the surface as you go. Such a lovely bread! My mother always made a recipe I thought was called Pashka (Sp?) Haopy Easter Holidays! Prep Time 2 hours 30 minutes. My grandma used to make paska, a Russian Mennonite Easter tradition. Thanks for the recipe. Thanks. Polish Housewife participates in the Amazon Affiliate program and earns a commission on purchases via the links below. Half the dough becomes poppyseed roll and the other half is made into loaves (usually with a little dough-cross pressed into the top of each one for Easter). Then beat for an additional 2 mins. —Heather Durante, Wellsburg, West Virginia, Refine Your Skill With These Braided Bread Recipes. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. This is a nice twist on traditional cinnamon swirl yeast breads. Allow the bread to cool for about 20 minutes in the pans, then turn the loaves onto a wire rack to cool completely. Add eggs one at a time and flour, little by little to make a thick batter. Grandma (92 yrs) has the Great-Grandkids come and bring their Paska for her to decorate! Bake at 350°F 30-35 minutes for 9x5 inch pans or 40-50 minutes for large pan, or until bread is golden and loaves sound hollow when tapped on the bottom. My mom would also make loaves in a figure 8 and put the dyed Easter eggs in the holes of the figure 8. I am following your recipe and my dough is not rising at all. 1. I might make it for him as a surprise this weekend! Feb 17, 2017 - Ukrainian babka is a favorite slightly sweet yeast bread usually served at Easter. Are you “game”? When I make it for friends, they always ask for seconds. Then dive in and start kneading. 3/4 lb cream cheese We always made paska for Easter. My Grandmother used coffee cans too! They make a nice treat for breakfast or brunch. Where to buy Polish Easter bread paska? This is a traditional Polish bread recipe that is served during the Easter and Christmas Holidays. It was Ukrainian Babka.. And like any other child, I longed for kid food; candy, cakes, cookies, mac & cheese, pizza and sugary cereals, all of which happened to be the very same foods my mother had declared a moratorium on. Some Paska breads has … Thanks for sharing! I’m trying to cover all of my heritage bases with Easter recipes this year :)  My mom’s side of the family is Italian and that is where I get the majority of my Easter recipes; things like Italian Easter Bread, Pigu, Bacon and Cheese Easter Bread and Italian Easter Pie. Whole wheat flour and oats make them nutritious, too.—Arlene Butler, Ogden, UtahGet RecipeTaste of HomeGinger & Lemon MuffinsA microplane grater (also used for citrus zest and hard cheese) works well for grating ginger. I love that you posted this! Add to cheese mixture and mix well. When I was in high school I worked at a local bakery that always sold Paska bread. —Jane Kroeger, Key Largo, FloridaGet RecipeTaste of HomeRhubarb SconesMy grandfather grows rhubarb and gives us a generous supply. A cylinder shape is almost mandatory in my household after watching ‘Gran and ‘Ma make these for so long in their bakery and seeing so many of the familiar cylinder-cakes in the stores, but I suppose if there’s no clean cans available a breadpan would totally work out. Very versatile, too. But that’s not important right now. Instant cheese sandwich or better yet a delightful ham and cheese sandwich – anyone else have this type ?? My family has mad a version of this forever but the directions were very spotty. If your house is as chilly as mine, you can actually use your oven to help proof your bread. It’s expensive but it IS the flavour provider in the Paska. Polish Babka. I have the measurements in the ingredient list above for substituting active dry yeast. They talked about recipes and the woman took down my grandma’s address and said she would send her the family’s Paska recipe. The braided look is just beautiful and is actually quite easy to do. On christmas traditional we make Chałka (Challah from jewish) also to see in wikipedia. I don’t know as much about those food traditions, but I’m trying to take the opportunity each year to learn more. I love that it’s full of juicy raisins. Soften gelatin in cold water. ($13). Hers used quite a few eggs, and was always decorated with white icing and sprinkles. This one is no exception, it looks so soft! You can whip it up and have it in the oven in just a few minutes. Ingredients. Fresh yeast is a type of yeast (vs. active dry or instant) and can be found in the refrigerated section of the supermarket. I grew up with my grandmother’s Easter paska. Babka – a soft, dense cross between a cake and a bread – is traditionally baked for Easter Sunday in Poland. —Helen Richardson, Shelbyville, MichiganGet RecipeTaste of HomeCherry-Pecan Streusel RollsIt’s a treat watching guests enjoying these rolls. Press one quarter each into the bottom of your two greased springform pans. And love your doggies too. They're beautiful and impressive and have a homemade taste that makes them memorable. I grew up with my grandmother’s Easter paska. I grew up with this type of babka that my grandma’s neighbor used to make for Easter. Thanks for the recipe, Michelle! — Tina Mirilovich, Johnstown, PennsylvaniaGet RecipeTaste of HomeOvernight Cherry DanishThese rolls with their cherry-filled centers melt in your mouth and store well, unfrosted, in the freezer. Traditionally the bread was made on Good Friday and Easter baskets were taken to church on Saturday to have the food blessed. Everything looks so gorgeous! For my Italian Easter Bread (https://www.browneyedbaker.com/2012/04/04/italian-easter-bread-recipe/), which yields about the same amount of dough, I use the zest and juice of 2 oranges. Wow! It was a joyous holiday and holds special memories of my mother’s large happy family. I’ve heard of babka too but thought it was the same as paska. Our two oldest are grown, and our youngest just began college. And there is a lingering aftertaste of the table sugar. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until it forms a smooth dough, about 5 minutes, again adding more flour a tablespoons at a time, if needed. Paska is richer than a plain white bread thanks to all those eggs and the addition of milk powder. As for where this bread belongs in your Easter celebrations, I say it’s a great homemade treat to pull out before church services. —Eleanor Harris, Cape Coral, FloridaGet RecipeTaste of HomeSausage Cheese BiscuitsThese breakfast-in-a-biscuit goodies will appeal to the young...and the young at heart. You'll think you're on a tropical vacation! Maybe 1/4 cup for whole recipe? Turn into a well oiled ring mold or bundt type cake pan. —Regina Farmwald, West Farmington, OhioGet RecipeTaste of HomeEaster Bunny BreadWith its toothy grin, lovely golden crust and tummy that's perfect for serving dip, this charming rabbit is sure to bring a smile to guests young and old. Mix on low to medium-low speed until the dough comes together, adding more flour a tablespoon at a time, if needed. I love this bread, my grandmother would make it every year for Christmas and Easter. I always request a loaf (or two) to take home with me. My husband especially enjoys this bread with baked ham. Combine the yeast mixture with the cooled scalded milk and 5 cups flour. Cook Time 25 minutes. Alternatively, wrap loaves in plastic wrap then place in airtight freezer bags. I got my recipe from my mother-in-law whose mother was directly from Poland – what area I am not sure. One of the most delightful smells that can come from a kitchen is that of bread baking. Add 1 cup flour and blend well. I made a double recipe last weekend. Put on plate and decorate with additional almond slivers and diced cherries (optional). My grandparents were Polish-Ukrainian. If you can get your hands on Canadian flour, I would highly recommend using it. —Betty Ann Wolery, Joplin, MontanaGet RecipeTaste of HomeCinnamon Swirl Quick BreadWhile cinnamon swirl bread is a natural for breakfast, we love it so much we enjoy it all day long. Leave them out and it can be enjoyed anytime of year. Sprinkle with additional sugar, as desired. The oatmeal in the dough gives it a Scottish touch. —Betsy King, Duluth, MinnesotaGet RecipeTaste of HomeMaple Butter TwistsMy stepmother passed on the recipe for this delicious yeast coffee cake that's shaped into pretty rings. The texture looks amazing! Depending on the flour you use, you may need to add a little more. It's one of my favorite recipes because it doesn't require any special ingredients. These savory, elegant rolls will disappear fast. It's such a tradition, and so well-loved, that there are probably as many babka recipes as there are Polish bakers! Chill in refrigerator overnight. What is 2 cakes fresh yeast? They work perfectly. When it comes to Easter food traditions, we all know about dyed eggs, ham and even the classic bunny cake. —Jenni Sharp, Milwaukee, WisconsinGet RecipeTaste of HomeSesame Wheat BraidsWhen I started making this bread, my husband and our six children liked it so much I was baking every day. My grandmother who was from Poland made this every year. Be warned: You’re really going to need some muscle for this! POLISH BABKA : 1 1/4 cups milk, scalded and cooled to lukewarm 2 packages active dry yeast 1/2 cup sugar 6 to 6 1/2 cups all-purpose … Do you have any suggestions on how to get listed in Yahoo News? —Judy Powell, Star, IdahoGet RecipeTaste of HomeStrawberries 'n' Cream SconesIf you are like me, you won't be able to eat just one of these warm scones rich with cream and packed with berry goodness.—Agnes Ward, Stratford, OntarioGet RecipeTaste of HomeCaramel-Pecan Monkey BreadThe kids will get a kick out of pulling off gooey pieces of this delectable monkey bread. 1 cup chopped almonds 1/2 cup mixed diced candied peels and cherries Wrap leftover bread in plastic wrap and keep at room temperature for up to 3 days. Thank you. Colored hard-cooked eggs baked in the dough give this sweet bread such a festive look. https://www.alyonascooking.com/paska-easter-bread-recipe-kulich Thanks Michelle. I’ve found this recipe a year after your post, and it looks like the best one I’ve found! Interesting comments! If it forms a translucent window, you’re good to go! How she regulated the temperature is beyond me! Kids of all ages love the chocolate egg surprise found inside. Mine is made the bread then there is a cheese “dough” that include yeast and flour and strong Cheddar cheese rolled into the bread dough – we love this. I have to admit, though, sweets are my weakness. sounds and looks alot like what we call babka! 3 In large bowl, put the yeast mixture and add some of the flour (a couple of tablespoons) and some sugar (a couple tablespoons) that actives the yeast. —Julianne Johnson, Grove City, MinnesotaGet RecipeTaste of HomeFrench Crescent RollsWhenever we have rolls and coffee after church, these come along with me. If you don’t have a bowl large enough to accommodate the paska dough, divide it in two (that’s what I did). I grew up with this Paska bread for Easter. I've since added the caramel and pecans. I won’t make this one again as I ws looking for a final product that was lighter and less crumbly, but upon retrospect my results are true to the recipe. It was one heavy brick. —June Mullins, Livonia, MissouriGet RecipeTaste of HomeCherry-Almond Coffee CakeEvery Christmas morning, I bake a coffee cake that's rich and creamy like a cheesecake. —Taste of Home Test KitchenGet RecipeTaste of HomeRhubarb and Strawberry Coffee CakeVanilla cake with cream cheese filling and strawberry rhubarb sauce makes a grand finale for a Mother’s Day brunch. Course Breakfast. Cover lightly with plastic wrap and let rise until doubled in size. My Polish grandparents came to Canada in the early twentieth century and I missed out on a lot of the Polish food traditions since my mom was of Irish descent, but I am trying now to lay claim to my Polish food heritage and that begins with Easter ! Thank you! Thank you for posting this! Here on the high plains, we've been raising cattle, wheat and daughters for 30 years. It is a no knead enriched yeast bread that soaks up a river of syrupy lemon goodness. You can use this to form a simple decoration for the center of your bread. http://www.aminglingoftastes.com/2012/12/polish-holiday-sweet-bread.html. I wlll try this. You can even try a quick “windowpane test” where you stretch the dough between your fingers to form a window. Fortunately, my aunt wrote up a recipe while my grandmother was still alive, and I recently simplified or “modernized” it if you will by making it more precise. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Thanks for sharing this wonderful authentic Polish-Ukrainian recipe. Thank you! Made it last night and it was delicious! This dressing is a winner!! Grandma would make paska but she would bake it in a 2lb coffee can. Grease three (7x3-inch) round bread pans and set aside. The tartness is similar to a cranberry—perfect for tossing into a scone. 1/4 cup cold water I personally love a tiny bit of orange peel and some cardamom mixed in with mine, it brings things together so nicely. Thanks for sharing! That is always a big plus in my book. Happy Easter. The raisins are optional and you could definitely omit them if you’d like (my mom hates raisins in her baked goods!). One year ago: My Favorite Florida Eats I KNEW I liked you! Let me show you how. My grandparents were Polish-Ukrainian. How to bake Paska Bread: Bake at 400 F for 15 minutes. I formed this twist into a smaller circle, but rosettes and crosses are also traditional decoration. Leftover mashed potatoes are almost sure to go into these rolls. On my dad’s side of the family, my grandmother is Polish and my grandfather is Irish. —Amy Chase, Vanderhoof, British ColumbiaGet Recipe. Between that and trying to gauge how much flour was in her hands, my attempt failed. She’s right. She always made a few loaves and took one to be blessed in the Easter basket on Holy Saturday. The dough is so easy to work with, and it makes the lightest yeast rolls. This is almost like a sweet/quick bread. Thanks for posting and bringing back some good memories. Do your best to pinch or weave the tails of your braid together so it looks like one continuous braid. It was a cheese mold stuffed with almonds, raisins, cherries, etc. Repeat this process for your second loaf and allow the bread to rise for a second time—an hour should do it. The base of the recipe is cozonac, a type of sweet leavened bread, which is then … Bake the bread for 35 to 45 minutes, or until it's a rich golden brown. isk together two tablespoons of water and an egg and brush over the top of each loaf. With butter, right out of the oven, mmmm…! And, yes, you will absolutely need a stand mixer to tackle this dough. Remove it from the oven, and turn … I’m Polish and I’ve never had this sort of bread on Easter. The tart cherries, sweet almond paste and crisp streusel topping have them reaching for seconds every time. My paska is rising as I write! —Carol Holladay, Danville, AlabamaGet RecipeTaste of HomeFlower Petal Sweet RollsI adapted this recipe from the back of a frozen dinner roll package. I make it with raisins. tri2cook.blogspot.com/2012/05/poppyseed-bread.html. Two years ago: Baked Doughnuts with Cinnamon Sugar Tips for The Perfect Paska Bread. My grandmother was polish, grandfather Russian. Your email address will not be published. My Grandfather would grate the freshly dug horseradish (fiery!) Combine together 2 cups of powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons of milk. —Susan Walschlager, Anderson, IndianaGet RecipeTaste of HomeGrandma's Rosemary Dinner RollsMy grandma (I called her Baba) made these in her coal oven. This Paska bread recipe is a traditional brioche dough recipe, enriched with egg yolks and sugar, then studded with golden raisins and baked up in loaf pans. dessert. Recipe I use the base sweet dough to make a nut roll and poppyseed bread, yum :) She always made extra rolls for the neighbors to bake in their own ovens. It’s the bread my grandmother has always made for Christmas and Easter. This is a family tradition that we do during every holiday! This bread freezes well. Dissolve over hot water bath. I will definitely try it this year. That’s how we honor moms and their moms. The majority of Poles celebrate Easter with a yeast babka (which is more or less the same dough as paska, but baked in a bundt pan), or mazurek, or cheesecake, or maybe even a paskha (a tasty dessert made of curd cheese, sugar, vanilla, yolks, nuts, and all sorts of dried fruit and mixed peel). I didn’t know that it wasn’t Polish, however (I have always associated it with über-Polski Easter celebrations). https://www.valyastasteofhome.com/paska-easter-bread-recipe No-Bake Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Oatmeal Cookies, Garlic-Herb & Parmesan Roasted Red Potatoes. ( I’m waiting for the dough to rise now ). You can usually find it during the Easter holiday in many European stores, especially the Eastern European once. Add almonds, raisins, peels and cherries. Baking is great fun for me. For the most part, my Mom would make this as a simple round loaf. Sadly enough it is difficult in the area I live to find a church that stills does this. Check Out These Gorgeous Easter Breads, Too 1 / 60Easter Egg BreadI've made this Easter treat for 20 years! And while it might look tricky, the decoration is really simple. As someone who loves to talk about food and share recipes, I just love that story! Michelle, to be traditional, the bread must be round. To make the topping: In a small bowl, beat the egg with the water. A traditional Eastern European Easter bread, Paska is a sweet, brioche-like dough that's studded with golden raisins. These scrumptious sticky buns are a huge hit wherever I take them. Polish Raisin Bread. https://www.food.com/recipe/polish-easter-bread-bobka-290910 We usually eat one and then give the other away or freeze it for later. And of the whole lot, paska is one of my absolute favorites. and add some beets to some of it to cut the heat for those who couldn’t take it plain. On occasion, a bag of chocolate chips makes it to the batter! I believe they are 2 ounces. By PJ Hamel. Paska is a Ukrainian Easter bread tradition and particularly spread in countries with predominant Eastern Orthodox religious or cultural connections to the ancient … Btw, this bread is AWESOME toasted and slathered with butter!!! Aw, I love it! Here is an easy to follow recipe for tasty Easter Bread or Paska that anyone can make. We don’t add raisins either. Some of the best doughnuts you’ve ever had! It’s so refreshing to see how many people are aware of paska bread! I can’t get enough. My mom doesn’t really like it, so I decided to take on the tradition now that my grandma is 98 and not baking anymore. In this case, the cheese is mixed in with all of the other ingredients. Half and Half Bread Machine Paska. 1 stick butter 0 Review(s) 6 Hr(s) 35 Min(s) What You Need. Add 3 cups flour and mix with a wooden spoon. This rich braided bread is served up on Easter Sunday in many Eastern European homes from Poland to Ukraine to Slovakia to Belarus. Conventional Paska Bread consists of a round shaped, sweet tasting bread with raisins. It's hard to resist the caramel-coated treat. All of this would go into a gigantic basket along with the ham and kielbasa, with beautiful painted eggs and Easter candles, to take to church Saturday night to be blessed. Yeast comes in three forms – fresh (called cakes), active dry and instant. —Celecia Stoup, Hobart, OklahomaGet RecipeTaste of HomeStrawberry Rhubarb Coffee CakeAlthough my coffee cake makes a large pan, it never lasts very long! https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/russian-easter-bread-109326 I make it every year for my family and neighbors. I use Corning Ware souffle dishes (straight sides), 8″-10″. I make the dough ahead of time when company is coming, and I try to keep some in the refrigerator to bake for our ranch hands. Brush the mixture gently over the top of the risen loaf, and sprinkle with coarse white sparkling sugar. I noticed your Italian Easter pie that was traditional to break Easter fast on the Saturday before Easter. Found in the oven and let it rise until doubled—about an hour WashingtonGet RecipeTaste of HomeCan't-Eat-Just-One cinnamon RollsMy cinnamon have! 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