So Father Lawrence was talking about Easter baskets yesterday, so I figured I'd share my first ever Easter basket here.
The main part is the babka. None of the rest of the basket takes the better part of a day.
Babka isn't really what I would call health food:
In fact, the dough looks more like a cake than a bread:
My mom had some problems with this, and she has since learned that no, you don't make it look like bread dough, because then you end up with a lot of babka, and it's all really dry. Of course, the regular recipe makes a lot too:
I ended up using that basket to put a couple of mini babka that I baked in regular cans into, along with an egg, for the priests. Mine went in one I borrowed. It was all very yummy!
Oh, if you want the recipe, I give you my mom's. I take no responsibilty for the offensive images that my dad put up there.