2 packages active dry, or cake, yeast
Pour remaining 1/2 cup water in large mixing
bowl. Blend in 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast mixture; beat until smooth.
Cover with towel; let rise in warm place 2 hours.
Blend in 2 1/2 cups flour; mix well. Mix in enough remaining flour to make soft dough.
Knead on lightly floured board; roll into shape of a ball. Place in a deep bowl; cover; let rise 2 hours until double in size. Punch down.
Divide dough in 2 equal balls; reserve covered 10 minutes. Roll each ball out in roll 36 inches long. Intertwine 2 ropes to form loosely braided ring, inserting dyed eggs at equal intervals. Place on greased baking sheet.
Bake 10 minutes at 350°. Brush bread with mixture
of 1 egg yolk, 1 tablespoon milk. Sprinkle with multicolored
candies. Bake 40-45 minutes at 350° until golden brown.
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