Hungarian Egg Twist bread is perfect for everyday or dressed up for a special occasion. You can sprinkle nuts or other additions into this sweetened bread or eat it as is.
John’s parents came over for Easter dinner. I don’t know anyone who enjoys baked bread as much as my mother-in-law so I always enjoy having some freshly baked bread when we have them over. I knew she would love this Hungarian Egg Twist Bread.
One thing that I learned is that there are often variations of the same bread in other countries. The Hungarian egg twist is also referred to as fonott kalacs. Kalacs (kaw-lahch) refer to any yeast-raised cake or sweet bread. They are braided and can be in a loaf or in a circle. They can also be sprinkled with walnuts or fruits.
John loves fresh baked bread too but doesn’t like raisins or nuts in baked goods, so I made my bread without either. I do baby that boy. This bread is slightly sweet and has a hint of fresh lemon. It’s also delicious and makes great toast with jam.
The instructions said to bake this bread for 50 minutes or 190 degrees F. I checked my bread at 40 minutes and it was already at 206 degrees F. Next time I will check my bread at 30 minutes. I enjoyed making this bread, and will make it again.
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Now Food is meant for sharing so I am taking this recipe over to my friends at Fiesta Friday hosted by Angie of The Novice Gardner and her cohosts Ginger’s Ginger & Bread and Loretta’s Safari Of The Mind.