Easy Brioche Bread
This Easiest Brioche Bread is so airy and flaky that it literally melts in your mouth. It works perfect for jelly sandwiches or French toast.
Servings 2 loaves
Prepare ingredients for brioche bread.
Combine warm (110°F) milk together with yeast, sugar and two cups of flour. Whisk ingredients together. Cover the bowl with a towel and set it aside in a warm place for about 30 minutes.
In a separate bowl whisk eggs together. Add eggs, vanilla and melted butter to the dough mixture. Whisk in remaining flour in small portions.
Knead the dough by hand or your mixer until it becomes elastic.This will take about 10-15 minutes. Cover the dough and let it rise for about an hour.
Remove the dough from the bowl, divide it into two even pieces, then divide each piece divide into three pieces. Roll them out into a long rope. connect the ends of the ropes together and braid them.
Place braided brioche on a lined baking sheet, cover and let it rise for 30 minutes. Brush brioche with egg and water mixture.
Bake brioche at 350°F for about 30 minutes or until the bread is golden brown.
Note: The dough texture should still be soft and slightly sticky. You may need to add more flour, depending on the brand you use.
Hot Tip: Use Bob's Redmill flour or Canadian brands, they will give you the best result.
Calories: 2697kcal | Carbohydrates: 402g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 95g | Saturated Fat: 57g | Cholesterol: 321mg | Sodium: 161mg | Potassium: 863mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 114g | Vitamin A: 3015IU | Calcium: 368mg | Iron: 18mg