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Stage 2 -
After this resting time, flatten the balls out, then reshape into balls and put into small brioche moulds or tins.
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Glaze the tops of the brioches with beaten egg using a
Stage 4 -
Leave to rest in a warm place for 2 hours.
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After this resting time, brush with beaten egg again. Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).
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Bake for about 25 minutes, but
check to see if they are cooked
after 20 minutes.
Leave the brioches to cool in their tins and turn out when cold. Do not turn the oven off; turn it up to 390°F (200°C).
You will notice that without sugar the brioches do not brown as easily.
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Slice off the top of each brioche with a serrated knife.
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Cut around the inside of the brioche with the same knife.
Stage 9 -
Scoop out the centre with a spoon.
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Fill the centre of each brioche with shavings of cheese (a delicious Laguiole here).
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Pour an egg white into each brioche.
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Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes...
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...until the egg white is completely set.
Salt and pepper the top of the egg white.
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Carefully place an egg yolk on top of each white and put back in the oven for 2 minutes. The yolk does not need to cook, just heat through.
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Just before serving piping hot, scatter a few chopped chives over.
You can buy the brioches ready made from the baker, but they are likely to be sweet, so this is not a good idea unless you enjoy sweet-savoury combinations.
Use a cheese with plenty of character and enough flavour to contrast with the blander egg and brioche (I love using Comté, Laguiole or Reblochon for this). Nutritional information
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 6 pieces : 5.15 € Per piece : 0.86 € Note : These prices are only approximate
Source Home made. More recipes?This recipe uses (among others)
Brioche dough: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chinois, Galette de Fougerolles, Nanterre brioche, Snails in a brioche, St Tropez tart, ... All Cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Hamburgers, Truffade, Filo leeks and cheese tart, Savoury mini-madeleines with 2 cheeses, Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses, ... All Egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mushroom and artichoke omelette, Muffin dough, Meatballs, Liège waffles, Artichoke hearts forestier , ... All Chives: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Valay salad, Prawn salad with a crunch, Mimosa eggs, Crusty cockle tart, Quail egg canapés, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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