Homemade brioche

Homemade brioche

Based on 6 ratings

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
  • baking dish
  • fork

Nutrition per serving

Cal
463
Protein
13g
Fat
20g
Carb
59g

Step 1/7

  • 500 flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 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 2/7

  • 50 ml milk
  • 90 sugar
  • 40 fresh yeast
  • 125 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 3/7

  • 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 4/7

  • 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 5/7

  • 1 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!

Step 6/7

  • 5 butter
  • baking dish

Lightly flour work surface again and knead again the dough. Roll into a log. Grease baking dish with butter and add dough. Cover and set aside for approx. 30 min.

Step 7/7

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 20 ml milk
  • fork
  • pastry brush
  • oven
  • small bowl

Transfer to the preheated oven at 180°C / 350°F and bake for approx. 20 min. Remove from the oven. Mix the egg yolk with the milk. Brush the bread with the mixture. Return to oven for approx. 15 - 20 min. Bake until the bread is golden brown.