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:

Change those ingredients for: 8 pieces 12 pieces 24 pieces 48 pieces 72 pieces

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8 min.10 min.18 min.
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Stage 1 - 4 min.
Mini apricot and pistachio brioches : Photo of step #1
Cut 1 cup dried apricots into medium-sized chunks.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
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Dry roast 1 cup pistachios for 10 minutes in the oven at 300°F (150°C).

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Tip ½ cup Pistachio powder or paste into 4 cups + 3 tablespoons Brioche dough and knead until thoroughly mixed.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Add the apricots and pistachios.

Stage 5
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Knead for a few more minutes to mix well.

Cover the dough with plastic film and refrigerate overnight.

Stage 6
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Next day, tip the dough onto a floured worktop and weigh the dough out into 50 g lumps.

Stage 7
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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.

Stage 8
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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.

Stage 9
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Glaze the tops of the brioches.

Stage 10
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Leave the brioches in a warm place for 2 hours to rise.

Stage 11
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Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

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

Stage 12
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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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,731 Kcal or 7,247 Kj127 gr453 gr305 gr
87 %49 %43 %46 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
110 Kcal or 461 Kj8 gr29 gr19 gr
6 %3 %3 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
72 Kcal or 301 Kj5 gr19 gr13 gr
4 %2 %2 %2 %
% 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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Brioche doughBrioche dough: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Snails in a brioche, Chinois, Brioche Tatin, 3-fruit brioche loaf, Sausage in brioche, ... All
Dried apricotsDried apricots: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: 3-fruit brioche loaf, Frozen Nougat, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Chocolate cereal bars, Pecan fruit rolls , ... All
PistachiosPistachios: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Pistachio powder or paste, Pistachio shortbread biscuits, Chocolate mendiants, Granola, ... All
Pistachio powder or pastePistachio powder or paste: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio tiramisu, Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan, Pistachio confectioner's custard, Pistachio shortbread biscuits, Pistachio madeleines, ... All

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