Greek Easter Brunch Recipe: Tsoureki French Toast

If you’re looking for a new recipe to try out at home, Tsoureki French Toast is a delicious dish to work on perfecting before Easter! Treat your family to a special Easter brunch with a unique Greek twist on french toast that includes beloved Easter bread. The sweet holiday bread will lend a delicious layer of flavor and fluffy texture that will make the meal memorable for all who are enjoying it. We hope you have a chance to make the recipe below, courtesy of Dimitra’s Dishes.

Tsoureki French Toast, (Dimitra’s Dishes) – serves 3-4


  • 6 slices tsoureki bread, 1 inch thickness
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ​Ground cinnamon, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tablespoons butter
  • Optional toppings: Greek honey, maple syrup, powdered sugar and fresh fruit


  1. ​Combine the eggs and sugar in a 10-inch pie plate dish. Whisk well to break up the eggs and combine.
  2. Add milk, cream, vanilla extract, and cinnamon. Whisk well.
  3. ​Dip three slices of tsoureki into the custard. Pierce the slices with a fork so that the custard soaks in well.
  4. Place a cast iron skillet over medium-low heat.
  5. ​Melt a tablespoon of butter in the skillet and place the soaked tsoureki slices in the pan.
  6. Cook about two minutes on each side until golden.
  7. ​Repeat the same steps with the remaining three pieces of tsoureki.
  8. ​Serve with fresh fruit and topped with maple syrup or Greek honey. Enjoy!

Recipe and image link: Tsoureki French Toast on Dimitra’s Dishes 

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