Mini apricot and pistachio brioches

Step by step recipe:

  1. 4 min.Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #1
    Cut 1 cup dried apricots into medium-sized chunks.
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    Dry roast 1 cup pistachios for 10 minutes in the oven at 300°F (150°C).
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    Tip ½ cup Pistachio powder or paste into 4 cups Brioche dough and knead until thoroughly mixed.
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    Add the apricots and pistachios.
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    Knead for a few more minutes to mix well.

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

    Glaze the tops of the brioches again before putting in the oven.
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    Bake 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.

Source:

Home made.

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