Small Batch Italian Easter Bread (Makes 3-4)

Happy Easter! Come Get the Eggs!

This Italian Easter Bread is going to be the star in your table. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, bring it on! This bread was made using my all-around-bread dough recipe that you can use for making both sweet and Savory bread. When I say all-around, it is really all-around. I’ve used it to make my well love dinner rolls, burger buns and load bread recipes, and now this one. 

Easter Bread

I saw this bread when I was looking for treats to make for Easter, and I thought why not? I love bread and I have an All Around Dinner Roll Bread recipe that would be perfect for this Italian Bread, so I decided to give it a go.Often times, for Easter, I post quick and easy treats. I know this will qualify as quick and easy, but it qualify as delicious so I guess it is worth sharing and making. After all, what is a few more exerted effort for such a beautiful, inviting and delicious Easter Bread for breakfast. 

Italian Easter Bread By SweetNSpicyLiving

This bread was inspired by Italian Easter Bread but I’m calling it my version. I am not Italian at all and so let’s just call this my Easter Italian Twist Bread. Instead making one huge braided bread with painted hard boiled eggs stuck in the braid, this version makes 3 smaller pieces, more like single portion. This is a small batch recipe, but you can definitely make it into one huge bread, or you can make more by using my big batch measurement. 

Italian Easter Bread

How to Make Italian Easter Bread

Start by making the bread dough. I used my All-Around Bread Dough, but if you have your own favorite bread dough recipe then you can also use that. But I do encourage you to try this All-Around Bread Dough. You will do the usual

  •  proofing of the yeast
  • kneading the dough 
  • resting the dough for 1 hour
  • Shaping and braiding  the bread 
  • Resting the dough another 30 minutes 
  • Baking the bread

 I have the step by step instructions below so do not worry, I am just giving you the summary here 

Small Batch Italian Easter Bread By SweetNSpicyliving

How to Serve Italian Easter Bread

For the Easter theme, I like adding Easter candy eggs in the middle, like an extra treat, almost like a small piece of dessert after eating the bread. This is optional, but I have to say they make a good presentation, plus I like eating this Easter chocolates anyway.

This Easter Bread can be served with anything. Serve It with jam, butter, eggs or just simply have on its own. You can even slice it into half (horizontally) and use it f

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Make the Dough: Prepare the bread dough using my All-Around Bread Dough Recipe
  2. Divide the dough into 3 equal portions then divide each portion into 2.
  3. Shape each portion into a log of 12-inches. Twist the two log together and then pinch the end. Bring the two ends together to form a round twisted bread.
  4. Let Rest 2nd Time: Leave for 30 minutes before baking. Lightly dust top with flour.
  5. Bake in a pre-heated  oven at 350F for 13 minutes or until the top turns brown.
  6. Let Cool completely then dust top with icing sugar
  7. Serve and garnish with Easter chocolate eggs

Makes 3-4 small breads

Italian Easter Bread

Poem of the Day

Hallelujah! Christ Arose! (Margaret Cagle)

Furry bunnies and Easter eggs
Are for children to have fun,
But will they hear the story
Of God’s holy resurrected Son?

Baskets and chocolate bunnies
May also enter the Easter scenes,
But let’s make sure the children
Know what Easter really means.

Christ Jesus died for our sins,
But that’s not the end of the story.
He arose from the dead and the grave
Before He soon went back to Glory.

The Easter season is a good time
To let Jesus’ light shine through.
Tell others that He died for us,
And that He was resurrected too.

Yes, the Savior died for everyone.
This is what I have already said,
But praise God! And hallelujah!
He also rose up from the dead!

May God bless us all at Easter.
It is a happy time of the year,
When we celebrate the Resurrection
Of our precious Savior so dear.

Happy Easter to Everyone ♥♥

Small Batch Italian Easter Bread

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