Bread Povitica (Austrian Holiday Bread)

Posted by: Pat T 10-24-99 5:54

Povitica (Austrian Holiday Bread)

1 cup milk, scalded
1-1/2 cup sugar
1/4 lb. butter, melted
1-1/2 cup water
2 pkg. yeast
1/2 cup water (warm)
3 eggs

2 lb. ground walnuts
2 cup milk, scalded
1/4 cup butter
2-1/2 cup sugar
4 tsp. cinnamon
4 tsp. vanilla
3 beaten eggs

Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water, then mix remaining ingredients as you would for bread with about 9 cups flour; knead well.

Let rise 2 hours.

Mix filling ingredients while milk is still warm.

Spread or roll dough on table top, making sure you have no holes.

Spread filling on top.

Roll up, then coil as a snake.

Let rise 2 hours in large greased roaster.

Bake 2 hours at 350 degrees F.

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