Brioche Recipe

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 Updated 20/08/2017

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Brioche is a delciously rich bread ideal for sweet treats.


  • 1 1/2 oz yeast
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 5 tablespoons water
  • 8oz 81% extraction flour
  • 1 1/2 lb wholemeal flour
  • 1 1/2 oz honey
  • 8 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 14 oz butter, melted
(see measure conversions for more information on quantites)


  1. Mix the yeast with the milk and water and stir into the 81% flour to make a dough.
  2. Cover and leave for 30 mins to ferment.
  3. Add the wholemeal flour, honey, eggs and salt and knead well until the dough is pliable.
  4. Pour on the butter and continue kneading until the dough is clear.
  5. Cover and leave to rise until the dough is doubled in size and springy to the touch.
  6. Knead lightly and divide the dough into four pieces.
  7. Place in a greased brioche tins cover and leave to prove in a warm place for 40 minutes.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven at 220oC/425oF/gas mark 7 for about 30 minutes.

Prep Time: 180 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 small loaves


Pls kindly help out wit 11/2 oz yeast nd d 8 oz flour nd 1lb wholewheat. I don't understnd. I use spoons nd cups in my measurements, so help out wit d exact spoons nd cup. I ve checked ur measure conversion but still did nt get it. Tanx
#0 - abiola showunmi - 02/06/2013 - 05:02
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