If you’ve been looking for the best Easter treat, you have to make these cute baskets!
These baskets are delicious and fun Easter treat that everyone will love. They are almost too cute to bite into them. You can use them as a real basket and fill them with other Easter treats or you can just eat them, because they are really tasty. If you have kids, I’m sure they’ll love these. They would be a fabulous addition to your Easter table and they also make a great gifts.
We like to make them for our parents and grandparents, and fill them with homemade Easter bunnies, some chocolate eggs and other delicious Easter desserts. These baskets may seem a bit hard to make, but they really aren’t. We filmed a video of how to make them, so you can simply follow it and we’re sure you’ll end up with some beautiful baskets.
If you don’t know what to make for Easter or want to try something new, check out these amazing desserts:
- Vegan walnut roll-potica: traditional Slovenian dessert,
- Potratna potica: traditional Slovenian dessert with many different layers,
- Braided sweet bread: fluffy, moist and refreshing bread with tofu filling.
- Easter bunnies: if you want to make cute little bunnies to fill the basket with.
- aluminum foil
- 20 g fresh yeast or 9g dry yeast
- 300 g flour
- 170 ml plant based milk
- 15 g coconut sugar
- 13 g coconut oil
- pinch of salt
- zest of 1/2 lemon
- pinch of turmeric for coloring
- 1/2 vanilla sugar
Prepared yeast is made from
- 20 g fresh yeast
- 3 tbsp warm water (not hot)
- 1 tsp flour
- 1 tsp brown sugar
- For prepared yeast mix all ingredients (yeast, water, flour, sugar) together and put it on a warm place until it raises.
- Put flour in a bowl and add salt on the outer circle.
- Put prepared yeast (or dry yeast), coconut sugar, coconut oil and rice milk in the middle and mix it together until you get a soft dough.
- Cover it and let it rest in a warm place for at least 30 minutes.
- Roll the dough and cut it into stripes.
How to make baskets
- Wrap bowl with aluminum foil.
- Turn bowl around and put on dough stripes as it's shown on the picture.
- Press down in the center so that the stripes stick together. This will be the bottom of the basket so it has to be flat.
- Interlace stripes around the bowl. Once under and once across previously layed stripes.
- Interlace stripes until you reach top of the bowl.
- Make a braid with three stripes and bake it on a bowl that is the same as one for the basket.
- Bake all of these for 15 to 20 minutes on 180°C.
- When it's baked carefully remove from bowl and also remove aluminum foil.
- Stick two toothpicks into basket, on parallel sites and attach braid on the other side of toothpicks.