Polish Egg Bread Recipe

Polish Egg Bread is traditional delicious bread served in breakfast or as a snack. Learn how to make/prepare Polish Egg Bread by following this easy recipe.
Polish Egg Bread Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 60
Calories Per Serving 205
  • 5 packages Active Dry Yeast
  • 2 cups Lukewarm Water (divided)
  • 1 quart Whole Milk (scalded)
  • 1 cup Butter (cut into pieces)
  • 7 tsp Salt
  • 10 Whole Eggs (room temperature)
  • 5 pounds Bread Flour
  • 1½ cups Superfine Sugar
How to make Polish Egg Bread:
  • Take one cup of lukewarm water and dissolve the yeast packages in it.
  • Pour milk in a small saucepan and boil it.
  • One it starts boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the milk from heat and add the remaining 1 cup of lukewarm water.
  • Add butter and salt. Stir well to blend the ingredients.
  • Cool the mixture and add in dissolved yeast.
  • Take another bowl and beat the eggs until light and fluffy.
  • Stir these eggs in the milk mixture.
  • Gradually, add bread flour and mix well to form dough, ensuring that no lumps are remaining.
  • Divide the dough into two parts.
  • Leave the dough aside in a warm place for 1½ hours, to allow it to rise.
  • Preheat oven to 325 °F (165 °C).
  • Roll out the dough onto a well-floured surface and divide it into 6 equal portions.
  • Further divide each portion into 3 pieces.
  • Braid 3 pieces together and place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake the dough in the oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until you can hear a hollow-sound when the bread is tapped from top.