Preparation info
  • Makes


    large round loaf
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

  • About

Paska bread is a work of art baked especially for the blessing of foods at church on Easter morning. Much richer than ordinary bread, it is flavored with plenty of eggs and rich melted butter. This makes a lovely round loaf of bread traditionally decorated with dough ornaments such as crosses, rosettes, swirls, and twists, and sometimes even more elaborate pieces such as pine cones and small birds! A little beaten egg is brushed on the loaf prior to baking and the result is a stunnin