Italian Easter Bread (Pane di Pasqua)

Italian Easter Bread (Pane di Pasqua)
You can dye the egg baked into the middle of this classic holiday loaf or leave it au naturale.Thomas Payne

Pane di Pasqua a braided Italian Easter bread, is typically baked with a whole raw egg tucked into the center. The egg can be dyed or left natural—it cooks through as the bread bakes. The cooked egg is technically edible, though somewhat dry, so many families write it off as a decoration.

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