Sweet Crescia Bread

This bread is for people who don’t like crescia bread which is made with localli cheese.

Everything should be at room temperature.

12 beaten eggs

3 teaspoons vanilla

3 large yeast cakes (mix with 2 tablespoons of sugar, 4 ounces of warm water and 2 cups of warm milk).

5 pounds of flour (minus 4 cups to use for the first half of this recipe).

Mix yeast with sugar and water. Add to the beaten eggs, vanilla and milk. Add 4 cups of flour. The dough will have the consistency of cake batter. Let rise, after the dough has risen add.

1 pound of grapes

2-3/4 cups sugar

1 small bottle of anise extract

2 teaspoons of salt

4 lemon rolls

4 04 angel barks

8 oz. bottle of marashino cherries

1 pound of melted butter

5 ounces of oil (add last)

Now add the rest of the 5 pounds of flour and knead well.

Let stand covered for about 10 minutes. Don’t let it go up again. Separate into 5 loaves, grease loaf pans well and line bottoms with wax paper. Be sure to grease the molds well.

Let the dough double in volume (about 1 hour) or more, then bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for 30 minutes, then turn the oven down to 300 degrees for 15 minutes or more until done.

Brush the butter over the loaves after they cool.

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