Traditional Easter Bread Recipes
Celebrate spring and rebirth with classic yeast bread recipes from around the globe.
This golden coffee cake with a rich buttery flavor is a German specialty and is named after its decorative baking pan. If you don't have a kugelhopf pan, feel free to use a Bundt pan.
Recipe: Easter Kugelhopf
Sour Cream Babka
Easter babkas–enriched yeast breads studded with dried fruits and nuts–are classics on Russian and Polish Easter tables. For a more traditional babka, omit the amaretto and use dried sour cherries and candied cherries in place of cranberries and raisins.
Recipe: Sour Cream Babka
In Russian Orthodox homes, Easter traditional calls for tall loaves of sweet kulich. Baked in a coffee can or bowl, kulich has a shape meant to resemble the domes of Russia's Orthodox churches. After being iced, the bread is topped with raisins to form the letters "XB," meaning "Christ has risen."
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