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Kulich Russian Easter Bread
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12 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 7HRS

Kulich Russian Easter Bread

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The combination of dried fruits, candied fruits, spices, and almonds give Kulich a more distinct taste with light texture and a buttery richness.
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The combination of dried fruits, candied fruits, spices, and almonds give Kulich a more distinct taste with light texture and a buttery richness.
7HRS
Total Time
$6.91
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Milk
2 cups
Warm Milk
Active Dry Yeast
1 Tbsp
Active Dry Yeast
Unsalted Butter
1 cup
Salt
1/2 tsp
Sour Cream
1/2 cup
Lemon
3
Lemons, zested, juiced
zest from 3 lemons and 3 Tbsp juice per 4 servings
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
2661
Fat
90.9 g
Protein
58.3 g
Carbs
404.4 g
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step 1
Whisk Milk (2 cups) and an additional 2 tablespoons of milk together with the Eggs (6), Active Dry Yeast (1 Tbsp), Granulated Sugar (2 cups), melted Unsalted Butter (1 cup), Salt (1/2 tsp), Sour Cream (1/2 cup), and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) in one large mixing bowl.
step 1 Whisk Milk (2 cups) and an additional 2 tablespoons of milk together with the Eggs (6), Active Dry Yeast (1 Tbsp), Granulated Sugar (2 cups), melted Unsalted Butter (1 cup), Salt (1/2 tsp), Sour Cream (1/2 cup), and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) in one large mixing bowl.
step 2
Whisk in 4 cups of All-Purpose Flour (9 cups). Aim to have a batter that is as thick as sour cream.
step 3
Cover and let it rise in a warm place, like in an area where there's sunlight. You can also put this in an oven with a temperature of over 100 degrees F (38 degrees C) for about two hours.
step 3 Cover and let it rise in a warm place, like in an area where there's sunlight. You can also put this in an oven with a temperature of over 100 degrees F (38 degrees C) for about two hours.
step 4
Add the five remaining cups of flour or about one cup of flour one at a time. Add flour until the dough no longer sticks to your hands. The dough should be soft.
step 4 Add the five remaining cups of flour or about one cup of flour one at a time. Add flour until the dough no longer sticks to your hands. The dough should be soft.
step 5
Stir in 1 1/2 cups of Poppy Seeds (2 cups) and zest from Lemons (3). Cover the mixture and let the dough rise by putting it in a warm oven for another 2 hours.
step 5 Stir in 1 1/2 cups of Poppy Seeds (2 cups) and zest from Lemons (3). Cover the mixture and let the dough rise by putting it in a warm oven for another 2 hours.
step 6
Set your oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 7
Bake for 30-35 minutes. Place it in the center of the oven. You’ll know that the bread is done when its top is golden brown. Let it cool to room temperature before you tear off the wrapper.
step 7 Bake for 30-35 minutes. Place it in the center of the oven. You’ll know that the bread is done when its top is golden brown. Let it cool to room temperature before you tear off the wrapper.
step 8
When the bread is ready, whisk together Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups) with the Lemon Juice in a medium bowl. Pour this over the cooled Easter bread.
step 8 When the bread is ready, whisk together Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups) with the Lemon Juice in a medium bowl. Pour this over the cooled Easter bread.
step 9
Serve and enjoy!
step 9 Serve and enjoy!
Tags
Bread
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Summer
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