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Brioche Buns

Homemade Brioche Buns

This homemade brioche bun recipe is great for everything from hamburger buns to dinner rolls. You’ll love the fluffy texture and the beautiful yellow color!
Course Bread, Pastries
Cuisine American
Keyword brioche, brioche bread, brioche buns
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 18 servings
Calories 319kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


For Brushing the Tops

  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp water


  • Using a stand mixer or spoon, combine the warm milk (about 110 °F) with yeast, sugar, and two cups of flour. Whisk the ingredients together. Cover the bowl with a towel and set it aside in a warm place for about 30 minutes.
    Brioche bread dough starter in a bowl
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs together. Add the eggs and melted butter to the dough mixture. Whisk in the remaining flour in small portions.
    Bowls with dough starter for brioche bread
  • Knead the dough by hand or with your mixer until it becomes elastic (about 10-15 minutes).
    Brioche Bread dough in a bowl
  • Cover the dough and let it rise for about an hour.
    Brioche dough in a bowl
  • Divide the dough into 18-24 pieces (depending on the size you prefer). Form a flattened, round shape out of each dough piece.
    Dough for brioche buns
  • Place the dough pieces on a lined baking sheet. Cover them with a towel and allow them to rise for 30 minutes. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs with water and brush the tops of the buns with the mixture.
    Brioche Buns on a baking sheet
  • Bake the brioche buns at 350°F for about 25 minutes, or until the bread is golden brown. Enjoy!
    Brioche Buns


Note: The dough texture should still be soft and slightly sticky. You may need to add more flour, depending on the brand you use. 


Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 414IU | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg