Old style brioche

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.Old style brioche : Photo of step #1
    In the bowl of a mixer or a mixing bowl, put 100 g caster sugar, 10 g Vanilla sugar, 9 g fine (or table) salt and 2 tablespoons milk.
  2. 3 min.Old style brioche : Photo of step #2
    Pour 500 g flour, 20 g yeast, and 75 g leaven on top.
  3. 3 min.Old style brioche : Photo of step #3
    Start the mixer, or start to knead with your hands.
  4. 10 min.Old style brioche : Photo of step #4
    Add 4 eggs immediately, knead for 5 minutes until you get a completely smooth dough.
  5. 5 min.Old style brioche : Photo of step #5
    Stop kneading, then add 250 g butter cut into small pieces (butter at room temperature) or grated with a cheese grater (butter straight from the freezer).
  6. 10 min.Old style brioche : Photo of step #6
    Start to knead again until you get a homogeneous dough (approximately 10/15 minutes).
  7. 12 hoursOld style brioche : Photo of step #7
    Put the dough in a bowl, cover with plastic film, and refrigerate overnight.
  8. 1 hourOld style brioche : Photo of step #8
    Next day, make balls of dough, at the same time you can mix in raisins, chocolate chips, small pieces of sugar, etc...

    Then cover with a plastic sheet, and leave to rise at room temperature until they double in volume (approximately two hours).

    Preheat the oven to 200°C or 392°F

    Glaze the top of the dough.
  9. 30 min.Old style brioche : Photo of step #9
    Cut crosses in the top of the balls and put in the oven for 20 to 30 minutes.

Source:

Home made

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