German Easter Bread (Osterbrot)

  • Servings: 6

Ingredients:

For bread:

3 tsp active dry yeast
3 tbsp sugar, divided
1 cup warm water
3 ½ all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
3 eggs
3 tbsp butter, softened
1 tsp grated orange zest

For filling:

2 egg whites
1 cup almond meal
1 tsp almond extract
3 tbsp sugar

For glaze:

2 cups powdered sugar
Juice of half an orange
1 tsp orange zest

To garnish:

¼ cup sliced almonds