Greek Easter Bread

Tsoureki or Greek Easter Bread is an enriched, brioche-like sweet bread.

A delightful flavor comes from the essence of citrus and a spice called Mahlab.

This bread is soft, fluffy and aromatic.

The three-strand braid represents the Holy Trinity.

The hard-boiled eggs get dyed red to symbolize the Blood of Christ. The egg is also a symbol of renewal and rebirth.

An egg wash gives it a shiny coating that symbolizes the Light of Christ.

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