Polish Easter Bread - Bobka

Recipe by sassafrasnanc
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Measure 2 cups flour onto piece of waxed paper.
  • Combine other 2 cups flour, yeast, sugar, salt and cinnamon in mixing bowl and mix well.
  • Melt butter and add lukewarm milk.
  • Gradually add dry ingredients and beat at low speed, scraping sides of bowl, 2 minutes.
  • Add 4 egg yolks and 1 more cup of flour.
  • Beat at medium speed 2 minutes or until think and elastic.
  • Gradually stir in last cup of flour with wooden spoon, making a soft dough.
  • Cover and let rise until double.
  • Stir in raisins and lemon rind.
  • Put in a well greased 3 quart fluted tube pan or heavy Bundt pan.
  • Beat 5th egg yolk with 2 tablespoons water and brush top of dough with this mix.
  • Sprinkle almonds over the top and let rise for one hour uncovered.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake for 30-40 minutes. Turn out of pan and cool on rack.
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