Easier brioche

Easier brioche


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About this recipe: Make it easier by starting the dough in the bread machine, then roll it out and shape it into a plaited loaf or small rolls.


Serves: 15 

  • 80ml warm water (45 degrees C)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 175g butter, softened
  • 425g plain flour
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried active baking yeast
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tablespoons water

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr35min 

  1. Place the first seven ingredients in bread machine in order suggested by your manufacturer. Select dough cycle.
  2. Turn finished dough out onto a lightly floured board and knead 5 to 10 times. Separate into 2 or 3 pieces. Roll with hands into strips. Braid or twist strips together. Place onto a parchment lined baking tray. Set aside to rise in a warm place until doubled in size.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Whisk together 1 egg white and the water. Brush onto the top of the loaf.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until deep golden brown, about 20 minutes.

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