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Old style brioche

Old style brioche

Classical version of brioche use yeast to raise the dough, but in this recipe some leaven is added. This make a more rustic brioche, with a small taste of leaven.

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Last modified on: December 19th 2014

For 1 brioche, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
12 hours 36 min.1 hour30 min.14 hours 6 min.
Preservation:
Several days, in a linen bag.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 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.
Stage 2
3 min.
Old style brioche : Photo of step #2 Pour 500 g flour, 20 g yeast, and 75 g leaven on top.
Stage 3
3 min.
Old style brioche : Photo of step #3 Start the mixer, or start to knead with your hands.
Stage 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.
Stage 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).
Stage 6
10 min.
Old style brioche : Photo of step #6 Start to knead again until you get a homogeneous dough (approximately 10/15 minutes).
Stage 7
12 hours
Old style brioche : Photo of step #7 Put the dough in a bowl, cover with plastic film, and refrigerate overnight.
Stage 8
1 hour
Old 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.
Stage 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.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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