Hot cross buns aren’t the only type of traditional Easter bread. As an international holiday, Easter has a great variety of foods and customs unique to each region of the world. There are so many delicious kinds of Easter breads, for instance, that you could try a different recipe each year and never run out of new options! For starters, here are nine traditional Easter bread recipes that are worth trying.
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The Best International Easter Bread Recipes You Outta Try
Section One: Easter Breads Decorated with Colored Eggs
1. Italian Bread with Golden Eggs
Greek bread with deep red eggs
Section Two: Eastern European Easter breads
Ukrainian bread with lots of eggs, citrus zest and juice.
Croatian bread with citrus zest, some raisins and rum.
Russian bread with lots of dried fruit and rum.
Section Three: Sweet Italian Easter breads
Bread filled with nuts, liquor, dried fruit and apricot jam.
7. Tuscan Schiacciata
Bread with aniseed, liquor and olive oil.
Section Four: Germanic Easter breads
Dutch bread with dried fruit and almond paste.
German bread wrapped around a slab of ham.