Paska (with almonds)
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:48:29 AM. Recipe ID 9585. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Paska (with almonds)
Categories: Breads, Ethnic
Yield: 1 Servings
1 pk Yeast
1/2 c Sugar
2 tb Warm water
1/8 ts Almond extract
1 c Warm milk
2 ea Eggs (well beaten)
1/4 c Melted butter
3 c Sifted flour
1 1/2 ts Grated lemon rind
1 ea Egg yolk
1 tb Blanched almonds
Dissolve yeast in warm water and add to lukewarm milk. Add butter,
lemon rind, sugar, and almond extract and mix well. Add flour and
eggs. Knead until smooth and allow to rise until doubled in bulk.
Then knead again. Divide dough into three parts. Roll each portion
into a long strip. Braid three strips into roll. Place on buttered
pan, cover with towel and allow to rise until doubled in bulk again.
Brush with beaten egg yolk. Sprinkle top with thin slivers of almonds
and bake in moderate oven for about 30 minutes.
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