Kulich Recipe (eastern Orthodox Sweet Easter Bread)

 

Kulich (кулич) is a tall, cylindrical sweet bread that is served for Easter in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. It is traditionally paired with paskha, a sort of cheesecake.

What you will need

Milk -- 1/2 cup

Sugar -- 1/2 cup

Unsalted butter, room temperature -- 8 tablespoons

Salt -- 1 teaspoon

Lukewarm (110°F) water -- 1/4 cup

Active dry yeast -- 1 (1/4-ounce) package

Flour -- 4 cups

Eggs, beaten -- 2

Egg yolks, beaten -- 2

Cardamom -- 2 teaspoons

Vanilla -- 1 teaspoon

Golden raisins -- 1/2 cup

Raisins or chopped candied fruit -- 1/4 cup

Powdered (confectioner's) sugar -- 1 cup

Heavy cream -- 3 tablespoons

Vanilla -- 1/2 teaspoon

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