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Sweet Glazed Easter Bread

Easter festivities are some of my favorite for the whole year. It’s just such a perfect time of the year. The flowers are blooming, the weather is usually just right, and you get to gather with friends and family for fun festivities. This sweet glazed Easter bread makes a perfect treat to add to your festivities.

The sweet glazed topping and touch of sprinkles will make this delicious Easter bread a huge hit with your gathering. It’s a perfect Easter side dish recipe or great to use as a dessert.

The sweet glazed topping and touch of sprinkles will make this delicious Easter bread a huge hit with your gathering. A perfect Easter side dish recipe.

Sweet Glazed Easter Bread

Easter Bread Ingredients: 

  • 2.5 cups flour
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 2⁄3 cup milk
  • 2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt

Icing Ingredients:

Directions: 

Mix milk and yeast in a bowl. You can warm your milk first and then add yeast, if your home isn’t warm enough for the yeast to rise.

The sweet glazed topping and touch of sprinkles will make this delicious Easter bread a huge hit with your gathering. A perfect Easter side dish recipe.

Next, add butter, flour, sugar, and salt. Blend well with an electric mixer.

Add eggs to mixture and blend again until a dough forms.

The sweet glazed topping and touch of sprinkles will make this delicious Easter bread a huge hit with your gathering. A perfect Easter side dish recipe.

Drop onto floured surface and knead for 5 minutes. Roll into a ball, place in a large bowl, and cover with a damp towel.

Set in a warm spot and let rise for 1 hour.

Turn out onto a floured surface, divide into two pieces, and roll each piece into a long/thin dough roll.

Twist rolls together and form a circle, connecting the ends together.

The sweet glazed topping and touch of sprinkles will make this delicious Easter bread a huge hit with your gathering. A perfect Easter side dish recipe.

Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.

While your Easter bread is cooling, make the icing glaze by whisking milk and powdered sugar together until you have a thick paste.

The sweet glazed topping and touch of sprinkles will make this delicious Easter bread a huge hit with your gathering. A perfect Easter side dish recipe.

Drizzle icing on bread, then top with sprinkles. Let the glaze harden for a few minutes, then serve.

The sweet glazed topping and touch of sprinkles will make this delicious Easter bread a huge hit with your gathering. A perfect Easter side dish recipe.

That’s it! So easy right. It will only take about 15 minutes of active prep time, the rest is just letting your dough rise and the bread bake. Easy-peasy!

Watch us make it here, or scroll on down for the recipe:

This sweet bread with a yummy glaze is going to be a big hit at your Easter festivities, or for any time of the year. Serve it alongside Easy Spiral Ham in the Crock pot for an Easter meal that’s never been easier!

Sweet Glazed Easter Bread Recipe

The sweet glazed topping and touch of sprinkles will make this delicious Easter bread a huge hit with your gathering. A perfect Easter side dish recipe.

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Sweet Glazed Easter Bread
 
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Recipe type: Sides
Serves: 1 loaf
Ingredients:
  • 2.5 cups flour
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 2⁄3 cup milk
  • 2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
Icing Ingredients:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbs milk
  • Sprinkles
Directions:
  1. Mix milk and yeast in a bowl, let sit for five minutes.
  2. Next, add butter, flour, sugar, and salt. Blend well with an electric mixer.
  3. Add eggs to mixture and blend again until a dough forms.
  4. Drop onto floured surface and knead for 5 minutes. Roll into a ball, place in a large bowl, and cover with a damp towel.
  5. Set in a warm spot and let rise for 1 hour.
  6. Turn out onto a floured surface, divide into two pieces, and roll each piece into a long/thin dough roll.
  7. Twist rolls together and form a circle, connecting the ends together.
  8. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
  9. While your Easter bread is cooling, make the icing glaze by whisking milk and sugar together until you have a thick paste.
  10. Drizzle icing on bread, then top with sprinkles. Let the glaze harden for a few minutes, then serve.

We love sharing fun recipes for the holidays! Here’s a few of our other favorite Easter recipes. Be sure to stick around!

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Hidden Carrot Cupcakes

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We're printing this awesome Easter egg hunt checklist to use with the kids this year! So fun to mix up the traditional holiday Easter hunt and make it unique and cheap and make the hunt last longer! Free printable!

Plus, a so fun Printable Easter Egg Hunt Checklist to add a fun twist to your traditional egg hunt!

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The sweet glazed topping and touch of sprinkles will make this delicious Easter bread a huge hit with your gathering. A perfect Easter side dish recipe.

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Barb

Sunday 16th of April 2017

I just tried to make but my dough was very sticky? I tried to knead to but still remained sticky. Did I not mix it long enough or maybe needed more flour? Will have to try again.

Dana Rodriguez

Friday 7th of April 2017

This looks so good1 I will be making this for Easter! Thanks for the recipe!

ellen beck

Saturday 1st of April 2017

This sounds really good. I like breads like this. I remember my Mother would bake colored eggs in hers. Have a great Easter!

Gladys hardy

Sunday 26th of March 2017

Can I use sr flour

Peggy Nunn

Thursday 23rd of March 2017

I remember having the Easter Bread at my Grandmother's home. I really like the Hidden Carrot Cupcakes. I am going to make these with the girls.