HomeRecipes Bread Easter Bread with Lemon

Easter Bread with Lemon

Posted in : Bread on by : MikeZ

Print Share

Easter Bread with Lemon

A delightful treat on Easter morning. Nothing beats the smell of this bread baking on Saturday morning in time for the Blessing of Easter Baskets.
Difficulty: Medium
Cuisine Eastern European
Keyword Breads
Method Oven
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Rise Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 5 Loaves


  • Mixer with Dough Hook
  • Baking Sheets & Parchment Paper


  • 2 Pkgs Dry Yeast
  • ½ cup Water - warm
  • 1 box Lemon Supreme Cake Mix
  • 2 cups Water
  • 5 ½ cups Flour
  • Powdered Sugar + splash of Milk - for final icing


  • Preheat Oven to 350°F.
  • In a small bowl, mix ½ cup slightly warm Water with Yeast. Blend well and set aside.
  • In mixer, separately combine 2 cups Water with Lemon Cake Mix.
  • Blend well and then add Yeast mixture. Let Stand.
  • Switch to dough hook and gradually add flour.
  • Mix thoroughly.
  • Remove bowl from mixer. Cover with clean towel.
  • Let rise until doubled in size. (About an hour.)
  • Punch down and divide into 15 equal parts.
  • Roll each part into 9” long rope on floured surface.
  • Braid 3 ropes into a single loaf to make 5 loaves total
  • Bake @ 350°F for 35 min (Parchment Paper makes life easier.)
  • Allow to cool slightly
  • Drizzle with Powdered Sugar & Milk Icing


Recipe by Liz Yanelli Shreckengost – March 9, 2021

Copyright © 2021 – 2023 – Mike Zets, Sylvania, Ohio USA – All Rights Reserved


error: Sorry. That function is not available.