Osterpinze or Austrian Easter bread

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Brandi R.: "Ok, I have read about this special bread for year…" Read More
10Ingredients
290Calories
75Minutes

If you are looking to make a traditional ethnic recipe for Easter, then try this Osterpinze or Austrian Easter Bread. It takes 75 minutes to prepare this sweet and savory bread that serves 12. You will need to let the dough rise, so plan accordingly. If you have a party to attend and want to bring something everyone will love, then try this recipe. We think they will love this bread as much as we do. Happy baking!

Ingredients

  • 30 grams baker's yeast (fresh)
  • 500 grams flour
  • 0.25 liters whole milk
  • 80 grams caster sugar
  • 120 grams butter (soft)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 whole egg
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 tablespoon orange blossom water
  • 1 egg (for gilding plus 1 tablespoon of milk)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl mix the yeast with a coffeespoon of sugar, 1 tablespoon flour and 3 tablespoons of milk (taken in the above mentioned measures).
  2. Allow the mixture to double in volume.
  3. In the mixer bowl pour the eggs (2 yolks and 1 whole egg), sugar, orange blossom water, butter and then mix.
  4. Add the mixture with the yeast, flour, milk and raisins. Knead for about 7-10 minutes to get a smooth paste.
  5. Cover the bowl with a dry cloth and let the dough double in volume.
  6. On a lightly floured work surface , place the dough, degas it by pressing on it with your fist.
  7. Divide it into 12 equal portions, make balls.
  8. Place the balls on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  9. With the help of a scissors cut the dough in 3 large notches .
  10. Brown them with the brush with the remaining egg. Dilute it with a tablespoon of milk. Preheat the oven to 170°C and let the buns rise while preheat your oven.
  11. Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes so that they get well browned.
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NutritionView more

290Calories
Sodium3%DV80mg
Fat17%DV11g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs14%DV41g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories290Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat11g17%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol95mg32%
Sodium80mg3%
Potassium100mg3%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate41g14%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars8g16%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Brandi R. 5 Jul 2015
Ok, I have read about this special bread for years and just had to try it for myself. It was something that I did with my children for Easter. They were so excited to see their colored eggs in the pretty roll of bread. The bread was tasty, also. Perfect addition to an Easter brunch!