Velikonoční beránek / Easter Lamb Cake

Easter lamb cake – one of many other significant symbols of traditional Czech Easter. This cake has a deep symbolism and belongs to the Easter time as the same as a Sweet Easter Bread or Easter eggs. As the name suggests, it is a sweet dough baked in the shape of a lamb. Candied fruits,…

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Velikonoční vajíčka / Naturally dyed Easter eggs

Easter eggs, Easter Sweet Bread, Easter Lamb Cake – these are all symbols of Czech Easter.  Eggs have been known to be a reward for carollers and are also beautifully decorated at Easter time, but more so they also have a symbolic meaning. The colouring of eggs has a rich history, the eggs were dyed in ancient…

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Mazanec / Sweet Easter Bread

Imagine Christmas without Santa Clause (Ježíšek) and Easter without the Easter bunny, well that is exactly the same as the delicious breads we bake for those special occasions. So with Chritmas we have Sweet Christmas bread (Vánočka) and with Easter only a few days away we have the delicious Mazanec. You may be wondering what…

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