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Greek easter bread

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My best ever “tsoureki” (Greek Easter Bread)

I have been making tsoureki for many years now. Maybe it’s because I love it so much, I want to eat it all year round. This delicious sweet bread is not difficult to make but needs love and attenti…

Tsoureki - Greek Easter sweet bread

41 · If there is a smell that reminds me of Easter time definitely is the smell of fresh baked tsoureki. The superb sweet aroma of mastic and the nutty aroma of mahlepi make this Greek Easter bread not only delicious but also unique.


  • 2 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 680 g Bread flour
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 200 g Sugar
  • 40 g Yeast, fresh
  • 125 g Butter
  • 190 g Milk
  • 1 teaspoon powdered mahlepi
  • 0.5 gr mastic powder
Tsoureki- Sweet Greek Easter Bread | Olive Tomato

2 · 40 minutes · The traditional Greek Easter bread that is soft, tender, lightly sweet and so aromatic. What sets it apart are the secret spices and aromatics.


  • 1 Orange, Orange zest from
  • 1 Egg, small
Baking & Spices
  • 101 1/8 g 6 1/3 tbsp) granulated white sugar, granulated
  • 250 g All-purpose flour
  • 1 Almonds and or sesame
  • 1/3 tsp Salt, fine
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Yeast, dry
  • 75 g Butter
  • 60 ml Milk
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • 2 Small eggs or one extra large
  • 1/8 tsp Ground mahleb
  • 1/8 tsp Ground mastiha
Tsoureki - Greek Easter Bread - Real Greek Recipes

22 · 80 minutes · A soft and very aromatic sweet bread recipe that's always served during Easter in Greece.


  • 1/2 Zest, orange
  • 2 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Almonds or sesame seeds, flaked
  • 530 g Bread flour
  • 1/3 tsp Cardamom, powder
  • 1/3 tsp Salt
  • 2/3 tbsp Sugar
  • 155 g Sugar
  • 30 g Yeast, fresh
  • 100 g Butter
  • 100 ml Milk
  • 100 ml Water
  • 1 + ⅓ teaspoon Mahleb powder
  • ⅔ teaspoon Mastiha Powder (or ½ teaspoon Mastiha tears (see note 1 at the bottom of the recipe))
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Tsoureki – Greek Easter Bread

Foolproof Tsoureki recipe – traditional Greek Easter bread with mahleb and mastiha just like yiayia used to make! Sweet, fragrant & delicious

Tsoureki Greek Easter Bread

This is my favourite Easter bread. It is so soft and has wonderfully heady flavours because of the addition of two unique spices, mastic gum and mahlep. I am tempted to call this candy floss bread …

Recipe: Greek Tsoureki (Easter Bread) — Recipes from The Kitchn #recipes #food #kitchen

1 · Recipe: Greek Tsoureki (Easter Bread) — Recipes from The Kitchn #recipes #food #kitchen


  • 2 tbsp 1 large orange, fresh orange zest (from large
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 3 Dyed raw eggs, red
  • 1 Egg yolk, large
  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 1 1 (1/4-ounce) package Active dry yeast
  • 3 11/16 cups All-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Sesame seeds, white
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Cooking spray
  • 1 tbsp Water or freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 6 tbsp Butter, unsalted
  • 5/8 cup Milk
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon mahleb, ground to a fine powder (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon powdered or pulverized mastic (optional)
  • 6 Scrapes from a whole nutmeg, or 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
The Greek Orthodox traditions of Easter continue to be observed in modern Greece. Explore the customs of Holy Week, including traditional foods.

The Greek Orthodox traditions of Easter continue to be observed in modern Greece. Explore the customs of Holy Week, including traditional foods.

greek easter bread – amotherworld

1 · Greek Easter is impossible to enjoy without Tsoureki, is a sweet, egg-enriched bread and is formed of braided strands of dough. Tsoureki is a traditional Easter bread served in Greece to break the Lenten fast. This is a tried and tested recipe that my mom has been using for decades.


  • 1 Orange, Rind of
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 6 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/2 lbs Flour, white
  • 1 package Sesame seeds
  • 97 tsp Sugar
  • 1 1/2 packets Yeast
  • 1/2 lb Butter
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 packet Mahlab (mahlepi), smashed

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Click here for the full recipe to this classic Greek and Italian Easter bread recipe that is perfect for your Easter brunch.  #recipes #recipeideas #realsimple #easterfood #easterrecipes #eastertreats #easterideas
Easy Easter Breads From Around the World: Festive and flavorful, these international holiday loaves are a welcome symbol of spring and worthy of celebration year-round.
Tsoureki is a traditional Greek Sweet Bread recipe made on holidays. It's light and fluffy with beautiful aromatic spices. #greekrecipes #tsoureki #greeksweetbread #greekfood #bread
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