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easter bread or yeast bread – Osterkranz needs
for 5 to 6 servings the following ingredients:
500 g flour
42 g yeast
200 ml milk
75 g sugar
lemon zest of one midsize lemon
100 g margarine (optional butter)
1 teasp. salt
1 egg white
1 egg yolk
1 tblsp. milk
25 g coarse sugar
25 g chopped almonds
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The Easterbread named Osterkranz is a braided variation of the german classic easter bread. Not only the appearence of this german easter recipe is different but also the ingredients (compare with e.g. Osterlamm). This Easter bread or yeast bread recipe is a classic bakery product that you can buy in every local german bakery over Easter. In our family we prepare it nearly every Easter and enjoy the fresh lemon note the sweet yeast bread has when it is served with fresh butter.
Preparation of easter bread or yeast bread – Osterkranz:
1. Pour flour and sugar in a big mixing bowl. Heat up the milk in a cup in the microwave until it is handwarm. Then dissolve the yeast in the milk.