Diane's Greek Braided Easter Bread

Diane's Greek Braided Easter Bread
Diane's Greek Braided Easter Bread
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    Noted chef and author Diane Kochilas prepares a delicious Greek Easter feast that includes this Greek Easter bread. Mahlepi is a fruity spice available at Greek markets.

    Ingredients

    • 2 active dry yeast
    • 2 cups warm milk
    • 9 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 2 teaspoons mahlepi
    • 1/2 cup simmering water, plus 1 Tablespoon water
    • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for bowl and baking sheet
    • 6 large eggs
    • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
    • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 4 hard-boiled eggs, dyed red
    • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 3489 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 63 g 97.03%
    • Saturated Fat: 32 g 161.1%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 122 mg 40.69%
    • Sodium: 1364 mg 56.83%
    • Calcium: 258 mg 25.75%
    • Potassium: 3243 mg 92.64%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 38 mg 210.97%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 622 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 62 g 246.18%
    • Sugar: 110 g
    • Protein: 135 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 28.67%
    • Vitamin C 32.45%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat11
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs7
    • Exchange - Starch29
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total35 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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