Paska – is a classic Easter Bread. In Ukraine Easter Feast is impossible to imagine without Paska. There are a lot of recipes for Easter Paska. They can include not only sour cream and cream, but also condensed milk.
Today we are going to bake the Easter bread with condensed milk. This recipe is rather time-consuming, but the result is well worth it. This Tender paska really melts in your mouth. So, if you want to make your holiday memorable, then this recipe is just for you.
- 125 ml milk
- 40-45 g (1,5 oz) flour
- 1 tbsp dry yeast
- 100 ml condensed milk
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 480 g (17 oz) flour
- 190-270 g (6,5 - 9,5 oz) raisins
- 150 ml condensed milk
- 80 g (5,5 tbsp) dairy butter
- vanilla – to taste
- 4 whites of an egg
- sprinkles – to taste
Pour preheated milk in a bowl. Add flour and condensed milk. Stir to combine. The mass should be warm. Stir in yeast. Leave the mass until it increases in size 2 times.
Whip dairy butter of room temperature until fluffy. Add eggs, one by one, and whip the mass until homogenous.
Stir in condensed milk, salt, and vanillin. Then add the pre-dough and 240 g (8,5 oz) of flour. Mix everything carefully. Then add washed raisins and stir again. Add 160 g (5,5 oz) flour and mix until you get a sticky dough.
Sprinkle flour on a table and place the dough there. Knead the dough and shape it in the form of a ball. Cover the dough with plastic foil and leave the dough until it increases 2 times.
Place parchment paper at the bottom of the baking molds. Grease the inside of the baking molds with dairy butter and sprinkle with flour. Arrange the dough in the baking molds. The dough should fill them by half.
Sprinkle the dough with water. Put the baking molds in a warm place to let the dough rise to the upper edges of the baking molds.
Preheat an oven to 180-200°C (356-392°F). Place a pot of boiling water at the bottom of the oven. Place the baking molds in the oven. Bake paska for about an hour. When the upper part of the Easter bread becomes golden, cover it with foil.
Leave the prepared paska in a turned-off oven with a semi-open door for 10-15 minutes. Then transfer the paska to a serving plate.
Grease the paska with whipped whites of an egg and decorate with sprinkles.
Enjoy your meal!
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