Homemade brioche

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
25
min.
Preparation
40
min.
Baking
90
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
500 g flour
1 tsp salt
eggs (divided)
egg yolks
70 ml milk (divided)
90 g sugar
40 g fresh yeast
140 g butter (cold)
flour for dusting
butter for greasing
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • stand mixer with dough hook
  • small pot
  • whisk
  • kitchen towel
  • large bowl
  • oven
  • loaf pan
  • pastry brush
  • small bowl

Nutrition per serving

Cal
463
Protein
13 g
Fat
20 g
Carb
59 g
  • Step 1/5

    • 500 g flour
    • 1 tsp salt
    • eggs
    • egg yolks
    • stand mixer with dough hook

    Add flour and salt to a stand mixer with dough hook attachment. Mix well to combine. While mixing on low speed, add two thirds of the eggs and all the egg yolks.

  • Step 2/5

    • 50 ml milk
    • 90 g sugar
    • 40 g fresh yeast
    • 125 g butter
    • small pot
    • whisk

    Add most of the milk to a pot over low heat. Add sugar and fresh yeast and whisk thoroughly. Add to flour mixture and mix on medium speed until a smooth dough starts to form. Add most of the butter to the flour mixture and mix until butter is completely integrated.

  • Step 3/5

    • flour for dusting
    • kitchen towel
    • large bowl

    Lightly flour dough and work surface. Knead dough and form into a ball. Transfer to a lightly floured bowl, cover with a kitchen towel, and let rise for approx. 1 hr.

  • Step 4/5

    • flour for dusting
    • butter for greasing
    • oven
    • loaf pan

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Flour work surface, knead dough, and roll into a log. Grease a loaf pan and transfer dough to loaf pan. Cover with a kitchen towel, and let rise for approx. 30 min.

  • Step 5/5

    • egg
    • 20 ml milk
    • pastry brush
    • small bowl

    Transfer to preheated oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 min. Remove from oven. Separate the remaining egg and set the white aside for another use. Mix egg yolk and milk, and lightly brush on to bread. Return to oven and bake for another 15 – 20 min. or until golden brown. Enjoy!