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Ukrainian Easter Traditions

Here you will find Easter recipes and traditions of Ukraine.

How Ukrainians Celebrate Easter - Paska
For Ukrainians, who are primiarly Orthodox Christians, Easter is the most important religious holiday of the year. Here is how Ukrainians celebrate Easter.

Ukrainian Babka Recipe
Ukrainian babka and paska are two breads popular for Easter and other special occasions throughout the year like Christmas and weddings.

Ukrainian Easter Bread Recipe - Paska
Ukrainian paska is a slightly sweet yeast-raised bread with raisins.

Ukrainian Easter Eggs
This is how Ukrainians decorate Easter eggs.

How Eastern Europeans Decorate Easter Eggs - Pisanki / Pysanky
Ukrainians decorate pysanky or Easter eggs with the wax-resist method (like batik).

Yellow-and-White Easter Bread Recipe - Paska
This yellow and white Easter bread recipe is popular among Ukrainians, Slovaks and Carpatho-Rusyns.

Traditional Slovak-Ukrainian-Russian Easter Basket for Blessing
A traditional Slovak/Ukrainian/Rusyn Easter breakfast features all of the food items that were placed in a special basket and blessed in church on Easter Saturday or Sunday.

How Eastern Europeans Celebrate Easter
Here is how Ukrainians and other Eastern Europeans celebrate Easter.

Easter Molded Cheese Dessert Recipe - Paska / Paskha
This recipe for Easter molded cheese dessert is common among Russians, Ukrainians, Lithuanians and other Eastern Europeans. It is known variously as paska or paskha.

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