We hope you had a beautiful Greek Easter with your family and friends!!
If you have leftover tsoureki from Easter, don’t throw it away! Save your stale tsoureki, and make this delicious recipe. Wait, stale doesn’t sound good, but I’m telling you it’s worth a try to turn stale into soft and fluffy French toast. 💗💗
Let’s get to the yumminess. 🙂
Featured below is the famous Tsoureki bread. Usually served during Greek Easter, this bread is packed with wonderful flavors. I used mahlepi, mastika, vanilla, cardamom, orange zest and ouzo. Yes, ouzo! If you haven’t tried adding ouzo, please do.
If you would like to try out tsoureki, check the recipe here. >> Tsoureki Recipe
Tsoureki French Toast Recipe
“The best breakfast in the entire universe!” Okay, this is what my family said. I am just quoting them. Lol
4 tablespoons of unsalted butter
1/3 cup of brown sugar
10 slices of tsoureki bread
5 large eggs
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoon Grand Marnier/ Amaretto liquor
1/4 teaspoon salt
Optional- Canadian maple syrup
In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, amaretto, and salt. Pour the mix over the bread. Let the bread mixture soak for a few minutes.
In a large pan, melt a tablespoon of butter. Add three to four tsoureki in the pan, and cook until golden brown on each side. Repeat until all tsoureki are cooked.