Preparing for the great Orthodox holiday Easter always requires a lot of effort, this also applies to the preparation of the Easter menu. Of course, according to tradition, on the table on this day should be cakes, painted eggs, Easter from cottage cheese.

But in addition, you can make more breads, they will complement the table and diversify the menu. Moreover, this baking can be done in various forms, as long as it conveys the feeling of an Orthodox holiday.

Simple recipe step by step
Simple пошаговые рецепты вкусных булок на Пасху
Ingredients amount
of milk 750 ml
canola oil half cup
Sahara 270 g
dry yeast 15 g
flour kilogram
baking powder pinch
soda food pinch
food salt 2 small spoons
cinnamon 1 tsp
raisins half cup
eggs 2 pcs.
icing sugar for glaze glass
cardamom pinch
nutmeg pinch
ground pepper pinch
Time for preparing: 180 minutes Calories per 100 grams: 275 Kcal

How to make buns for Easter:

  1. Pour half a liter of milk into a saucepan, pour ½ cup of sugar and pour canola oil;
  2. Place the container on the fire and warm it up. Liquid components need to boil, while it is necessary from time to time to mix;
  3. After that, remove from heat, cool slightly;
  4. Pour into the liquid mixture of yeast, you can mix a little;
  5. Starting to pour a little flour, while simultaneously stir;
  6. Pour flour to obtain a thick consistency;
  7. Next, knead the dough with your hands until smooth;
  8. Cover the container with the dough with a towel and remove to heat for 1 hour;
  9. After that, remove the towel, pour some flour;
  10. Pour salt, soda, baking powder;
  11. Stir the dough again well;
  12. Sugar, nutmeg, cardamom, cinnamon and allspice must be poured into the cup. Stir well;
  13. Sprinkle the smooth surface of the desktop with a small amount of flour and lay out the dough;
  14. Spread the base with your hands and sprinkle with a dry mixture of sugar and spices;
  15. Raisin is well washed, dried;
  16. We spread on the surface of the test 1/3 part of raisins;
  17. Then we fold the base in half and level it well with our hands;
  18. Sprinkle again with a mixture of sugar and spices and spread another half of the remaining raisins;
  19. Spread the dough with your hands, sprinkle with the rest of the sugar and spices and lay out the remains of raisins, knead well;
  20. Next, we make round buns from dough;
  21. Grease a baking sheet with butter and lay round buns on it;
  22. We cover them with a towel and leave to stand for a while so that they come up;
  23. Next, make the mixture for lubrication. Put one egg white in a bowl and add 3 big spoons of milk. Mix well;
  24. As soon as the buns come up, they need to be greased with this mixture;
  25. We warm the oven to 180 degrees and place a baking sheet with buns there;
  26. Bake for 30-40 minutes;
  27. While baking is baked, you need to cook the icing. To do this, break one egg into a cup, add icing sugar to it and add 1 tbsp of milk;
  28. All components thoroughly whip the feast using a mixer or blender;
  29. As soon as the buns are ready, they should be cross-glazed.

The recipe for delicious yeast rolls

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Components for cooking:

  • 900 grams of flour;
  • milk – 350 ml;
  • granulated sugar – 170 grams for the filling and 1 large spoon for the dough;
  • natural butter – 100 grams for dough and 100 grams for the filling;
  • fresh yeast – 50 grams;
  • 1.5 tablespoons of cinnamon;
  • a pinch of salt.

Cooking time – 3-3.5 hours.

Calories – 280 kcal.

How to cook:

  1. Milk needs to be heated to a warm state, to about 40 degrees Celsius;
  2. Pour 1 large spoonful of granulated sugar into the bowl and add yeast, rub the ingredients with a fork;
  3. Fill the milk and stir;
  4. We remove the dough in a warm place for half an hour, during this period a foam cap should be formed on the surface;
  5. Sift the flour through a sieve into a cup, add salt to it, in the center we make a small depression;
  6. Put 100 grams of cow butter in a saucepan and melt in a water bath to a liquid state;
  7. Also, the oil can be melted in the microwave;
  8. Put the egg in a bowl and stir with a fork until it has a homogeneous structure;
  9. Pour a beaten egg into the center of the recess, then melted butter and yeast brew;
  10. Next, using a spoon, mix all the components, then go to the manual kneading;
  11. The result should be a soft dough with an elastic structure;
  12. Then we cover the container with the dough with a light towel and place it in a warm place. The dough should be infused for an hour and a half;
  13. Oil for the filling must first be removed from the refrigerator, cut into pieces and leave to stand for a while to melt;
  14. Next, using a mixer, beat the oil at high speed to a magnificent state;
  15. Without ceasing to beat, pour in 1 tbsp of sugar and cinnamon;
  16. Beat everything to obtain a fluffy mass with a uniform consistency;
  17. Sprinkle the surface of the table with a small amount of flour and spread the risen dough onto it;
  18. Divide the dough into 4-5 pieces;
  19. We roll each part into a rectangular layer and lubricate with the filling;
  20. The layers greased with cream are rolled up in the form of a roll;
  21. Next, cut the rolls along, but not until the end of about 3-4 cm;
  22. The cut parts of the roll are interlaced with each other, we make a braid, which we join in the form of a circle and pinch both ends;
  23. Grease a baking sheet with butter and spread on it rolls. Leave to stand for about 30 minutes to make the dough fit;
  24. We warm the oven to 180 degrees;
  25. Roll grease with the remnants of the cream and put it in the oven;
  26. We bake Easter buns for 1 hour; a ruddy crust should form on the surface;
  27. After that, remove the baking sheet, leave to cool for 20 minutes;
  28. Next, lay out the buns on a large flat plate, in the center of each roll you can put a painted egg.

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Vanilla buns for Easter


  • half a cup of yogurt with a fat content of 1%;
  • one chicken egg and yolk;
  • half a glass of granulated sugar;
  • 40 grams of natural cow oil;
  • 10 grams of fresh pressed yeast;
  • 50 ml of vegetable oil;
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel;
  • 280 grams of flour;
  • a bag of vanilla sugar;
  • 130 grams of raisins.

Components for the glaze:

  • 1 egg white;
  • 50 grams of powdered sugar;
  • a pinch of salt;
  • one pack of colored confectionery dressing.

Cooking time – 3.5 hours.

Calorie – 275 kcal.

How to do it:

  1. Kefir is better to warm to a warm state, to about 30-40 degrees Celsius;
  2. Pour 1 tbsp of sugar into the bowl, add the yeast and rub with a fork;
  3. Then pour warm kefir to the yeast mixture and mix well; to make опару
  4. Add the third part of the flour to the liquid mixture and mix. Finished brew on the consistency should resemble the dough on the pancakes;
  5. Then we cover the brew with a towel and remove to infuse in a warm place. In about 20-30 minutes, a foam should form on the surface; add
  6. In a bowl, break one chicken egg and whisk it with a whisk;
  7. We break the second egg, separate the white and yolk, put the yolk in the cup, and put the white in the fridge;
  8. Carefully stir the brew so that it settles. Fill it with a beaten egg;
  9. Then lay out a piece of softened cow butter, pour sugar and vanilla powder. Also at this stage, you can add pureed lemon zest;
  10. All components are thoroughly stirred to a uniform structure; add муку
  11. Sift flour and pour parts into the liquid mixture;
  12. First, knead with a spoon, and already as the mass becomes thick, we turn to manual kneading of the dough;
  13. Knead the dough thoroughly for 10 minutes, add a little vegetable oil to the kneading process;
  14. You need to wash and stew the raisins in advance, dry it on a towel;
  15. Dough need a little prim, and spread raisins on it;
  16. Then knead again, but do not knead for too long, the main thing that the raisins are evenly distributed on the basis; add опару
  17. After that, the container should be covered with a towel, which we pre-fold in several layers and remove to insist in a warm place for about 1-1.5 hours;
  18. After this, we make small round buns out of dough;
  19. Pan grease butter and lay out buns;
  20. Let them stand for another 30 minutes; lay out булочки
  21. We warm the oven to 180 degrees;
  22. Add 1 tbsp of water to the yolk and stir with a fork. Lubricate the top of the buns with this mixture;
  23. Put the pan in the oven and leave to bake for 20 minutes;
  24. In a bowl with chilled protein, add salt and whisk well;
  25. Gradually add powdered sugar and continue to whisk;
  26. The result should be a fluffy mixture for a scrub bun;
  27. Once the buns are ready, they must be removed and allowed to cool;
  28. Next, lubricate them with icing, sprinkle with colored sprinkles.. buns

How and how to decorate Easter baking

It is important to decorate buns correctly and beautifully so that they look like Easter. The following recommendations will help:

  • for the brush you can use the glaze, which is prepared from egg white and powdered sugar. It should turn white and fluffy, so it needs to be whipped with a blender or mixer;
  • icing on the surface of the buns can make crosses, various patterns;
  • after coating the baking with glaze, it can be sprinkled with colored sprinkling;
  • Additionally, food coloring can be added to the glaze, which will add brightness and color to baking..

Useful tips

  • dry or raw yeast can be used for dough. In order for it to fit well, it is better to make a brew;
  • leave the dough to at least one and a half hours;
  • buns can be made in different forms – braids, pigtails, round, crosses;
  • special attention should be paid to the decoration, it should be done in the style of the Easter holiday.

Cooking buns for Easter is a fascinating process during which each housewife can experiment and make their own additions. The main thing is to make the dough correctly so that it rises, and the shape of the buns can be any. But with their design, children will definitely be happy to help you, because they are very fond of this process..