Im sure your thinking, wasn’t there just a post on Bread with eggs? That was Easter Bread. This is Greek Easter Bread, Tsoureki.


4 Cups of all purpose Flour

3/4 Cup Butter

3 Beaten Eggs

3/4 Cup Sugar

3.5 teaspoons Yeast

3/4 Cup Warmed milk

.5 tbsp Mahlab (Mahlepi)

Lemon Juice and Zest

Put all ingredients in Bread machine.

Punch down and Roll out in two 18 equal ropes of dough. Use 3 ropes and make a braid, pinch ends of braid together. Place dyed Canna Egg into the braid. Repeat 5 times. Lightly brush tops of roll with a beaten Egg White, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.Bake in a 400 degree oven for 20 minutes.