Of Constantinople Easter the churek

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Traditional Greek Easter pastries, incredibly delicious and flavorful! After her house smells mahlab and mastic. Help yourself!

for Easter

Ingredients for Of Constantinople Easter the churek

Step by step instruction of cooking Of Constantinople Easter the churek

Шаг 1

In a bowl or shape a bread machine sift flour, add salt and sugar.

Шаг 2

Add 2 eggs

Шаг 3

Dissolve the yeast in 40 g of warm milk.

Шаг 4

Add milk-yeast mixture and remaining milk. Begin to knead the dough.

Шаг 5

The next step is butter-kneaded dough. If kneaded by hand, the dough should not cleats.

Шаг 6

Mahlab must be crushed. Added to the batter.

Шаг 7

Crystals of mastic

Шаг 8

Triturated in a mortar with powdered sugar. Send in the dough. Knead for 2-3 minutes, form a ball, cover, leave for 3hours. Or leave it in the bread machine in the mode of "dough".

Шаг 9

The risen dough is incredibly flexible, soft and fragrant. Of this amount, it turns out 1 large bread or 2 medium.

Шаг 10

Divide the dough into 6 equal parts, if we prepare 2 bread. 3 parts Villepin flagella and put them to one side. Next, weave a normal braid.

Шаг 11

Ready churek insert painted eggs and sprinkle with (optional) slices of almonds. Leave churek 1 hour in a warm place, and then gently brush, not piercing the surface with lightly beaten egg. Put into the oven at 160-170 30-40 minutes.