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Brioche

Brioche

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Ingredients

  • 450 g white flour
  • 5 organic eggs
  • 40 g caster sugar
  • 20 g baker's yeast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 100 ml warm milk
  • 180 g soft butter

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

2

Combine the yeast and warm milk in a small bowl.

3

Knead the flour and sugar in a stand mixer using a flat beater.

4

Switch to medium speed and add the eggs, one at a time.

5

Once the dough is smooth and no longer sticks to the side of the bowl, add the milk-yeast mixture and then gradually add the butter and salt.

6

Cover with a cloth and leave to rise in a warm place until the dough doubles in size. Knead again for 5 seconds.

7

Place the dough on a floured work surface.

8

Shape into balls using a bowl scraper.

9

Place the balls in a cake mould or in small moulds which have been lightly buttered and floured.

10

Cover with a cloth.

11

Leave to rise again until the dough has doubled in size.

12

Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes.

Notes

There's no finer breakfast than a toasted brioche with elderberry jelly. This brioche is also delicious with foie gras.

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