Tsoureki (Greece)

Tsoureki (Greece)

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Tsoureki is a traditional Greek Easter bread, baked in a special pan and decorated with a cross of hard-boiled egg.
Servings: 2 loaves
Calories: 1307

Ingredients
 

  • 1 lb strong flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 1/3 floz warm milk
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp water
  • 3 1/2 oz melted butter
  • 1 tbsp yeast
  • 1/2 tsp mastic
  • eggwash
  • sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Sift 450 g strong flour and 1 tsp salt into a basin. Mix 2 eggs with 150 ml warm milk, add 1 tsp sugar, 2 tsp water, 100 g melted butter and 15 g yeast also 1/2 tsp mastic, which is powdered resin. Add to the flour and mix to a dough.
  • Allow to prove, divide into two, then mould each piece into 3 strands.
  • Twist into plaited loaves, place on a greased tray, brush with eggwash and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Allow to prove, then bake at 180°C for 30 minutes.
Calories: 1307 kcal
Carbohydrates: 180 g
Protein: 33 g
Fat: 49g
Saturated Fat: 29 g
Trans Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 278 mg
Sodium: 1619 mg
Potassium: 439 mg
Fiber: 7 g
Sugar: 7 g
Vitamin A: 1605 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 161 mg
Iron: 11 mg
Cuisine Greek
Ingredients Egg
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