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Mini apricot and pistachio brioches

Mini apricot and pistachio brioches

These mini brioches are made with dried apricots and have double pistachio flavour: in the dough itself, which is tinged green, and with dry-roasted pistachios added whole.

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Last modified on: November 22th 2015

For 24 pieces, you will need:

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1 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #1Cut 250 g dried apricots into medium-sized chunks. 4 min.
2 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #2Dry roast 200 g pistachios for 10 minutes in the oven at 300°F (150°C). 10 min.
3 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #3Tip 100 g Pistachio powder or paste into 1 kg Brioche dough and knead until thoroughly mixed. 3 min.
4 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #4Add the apricots and pistachios. 1 min.
5 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #5Knead for a few more minutes to mix well.

Cover the dough with plastic film and refrigerate overnight.
6 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #6Next day, tip the dough onto a floured worktop and weigh the dough out into 50 g lumps.
7 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #7Roll the lumps of dough into balls, arrange on a baking sheet, cover with a plastic sheet and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
8 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #8After this time, remove the dough from the fridge and reshape the balls, then put them into small brioche moulds or tins.
9 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #9Glaze the tops of the brioches.
10 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #10Leave the brioches in a warm place for 2 hours to rise.
11 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #11Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Glaze the tops of the brioches again before putting in the oven.
12 Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #12Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

Turn out onto a wire rack to cool.

Remarks

If these brioches are for adults, you can soak the cut apricots in a little rum or brandy.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
5480138 gr502 gr324 gr
274 %53 %47 %49 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3499 gr32 gr21 gr
17 %3 %3 %3 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2285 gr20 gr13 gr
11 %2 %2 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 24 pieces : 8.45 €
Per piece : 0.35 €

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