Greek Easter Bread With Naturally Dyed Eggs

Greek Easter Bread With Naturally Dyed Eggs

Tsoureki is a traditional Greek Easter bread which is decorated with red eggs. The red eggs are usually dyed with artificial dyes. But the red color stains the bread while baking, therefore I dyed the eggs naturally with onion skins which are safe to eat.

Tsoureki Greek Easter Bread Recipe With Naturally Dyed Eggs

Ingredients:

Greek Easter Bread With Naturally Dyed Eggs With Onion Skins

Stir together yeast, lukewarm milk and sugar. Let the sponge rise for 10 minutes. Sift 125g flour over the sponge, cover the bowl with a towel and let it rise in a warm place overnight. Add flour, water, salt and orange zest. Knead together all ingredients for about 10 minutes. Shape the dough and place it on a greased baking sheet. Press the naturally dyed eggs into the dough. Brush the bread with egg yolk. Bake at 200°C for 50 minutes.

Tsoureki Greek Easter Bread Recipe - Naturally Dyed Red Eggs

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