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Aunt Fan's No Yeast Easter Bread (Piena) Recipe

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Melanie Kaiser
Added: Tuesday, June 26, 2012


2 sticks margarine
1 cup sugar
6 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. anise
4 cups flour
5 tsp. baking powder
1 cup milk

Confectioners sugar
Lemon or Anise

Preheat oven 350.
Use bundt pan. Grease pan, no flour.
Mix all ingredients. Bake for 1 hr. 25 min.
Frost while still warm. Use confectioners sugar and milk (lemon or anise).
Try not to overbake. Start checking it at 40 min. If real brown put foil over the top for a few minutes to let it cook down. Have to keep doing it to get the time right. Keep it light.




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