Orange-Filled Easter Bread

Easter Bread Recipe
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3 Reviews
This simple-to-make bread will become part of your Easter tradition.
30 min
Prep Time
1:35
Total Time
5 servings

Ingredients

Bread

5
large Land O Lakes® Eggs, uncooked, washed
1 (1-pound)
loaf frozen sweet bread dough, thawed
3 tablespoons
orange marmalade

Egg Wash

1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 tablespoon
water

Decorations

Decorator sugar
Non-toxic Easter egg dye

Directions

  1. Divide bread dough in half lengthwise on floured surface. Press each half into 22x3-inch rectangle. Spread each half with 1 1/2 tablespoonsmarmalade to within 1/2-inch from edge. Fold dough in half lengthwise and pinch edges of rectangle to form rope. Pinch ends to seal.
  2. Shape ropes into loosely twisted ring on greased baking sheet, leaving spaces between twists for eggs. Insert 5 washed eggs into spaces. Cover; let rise in warm place 30-40 minutes or until double in size.
  3. Heat oven to 350°F.
  4. Beat 1 egg and water in bowl; brush over dough. Sprinkle with decorator sugar. Bake 20-25 minutes or until bread is golden brown. Remove from pan; place onto cooling rack.
  5. Carefully loosen eggs with tip of teaspoon. Let cool 15 minutes. Remove eggs carefully using spoon. Clean eggs, if necessary. Tint eggs with egg dye, as desired. Place tinted eggs back into bread.

Recipe Tips

Bread dough can be thawed in resealable plastic food bag overnight in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
370
Cholesterol
255mg
Carbohydrates
55g
Protein
17g
Fat
10g
Sodium
590mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

very festive and easy to make

Rating

very festive and easy to make

Rating

very festive and easy to make

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