Easter Kulick With Paska Recipe

*** Bread ***

Step 1

Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in milk, sugar, eggs, shortening, 2/ cups flour, raisins, almonds and vanilla. Beat until smooth with electric mixer. Mix in enough flour remaining flour to make dough easy to handle. Turn out on a lightly floured board and knead adding remaining flour until smooth and elestic, about 5 minutes. Cover with saran wrap and let rest 20 minutes. Divide in half and let rise about 1/ hours until double. Place each half in a well greased 1-lb coffee can. Let rise to top of cans (about 40 minutes). Preheat oven to 375oF. Bake 40-45 minutes or until brown. Remove and drizzle with frosting mixture while still warm and serve with Paska.

*** Frosting ***

Step 2

Mix all ingredients together.

*** Paska ***

Step 3

Mix the butter and sugar together until smooth. Add remaining ingredients, mixing well. Put in a cheese cloth to drain out liquid (about 3 hours), using a weight. Remove from cloth and refrigerate.

Source: "The Yankee Kitchen" 04-01-93 (#3) [Alberta]

Things You'll Need

  • 2pk Active Dry Yeast
  • 1/2c Warm Water
  • 1/2c Warm Milk
  • 1/2c Sugar
  • 1ts Salt (opt)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2c Shortening
  • 6 Flour
  • 1/2c Raisins
  • 1/4c Blanched Almonds, chopped
  • 1/2ts Vanilla
  • 1/2c Powdered Sugar
  • 1 1/2ts Warm Water
  • 1/2ts Grated Lemon Peel
  • 1/2ts Lemon Juice
  • 1/4lb Sweet Butter, unsalted
  • 1/2lb Powdered Sugar
  • 4 Egg Yolks
  • 3lb Farmer Cheese
  • 1/4lb Raisins
  • 1/2lb Nuts, chopped
  • 1ts Vanilla
  • 1/2pt Cream
  • 2c Cherries, chopped

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