Brioche plaited bread with flaked almonds – Easter recipes

Brioche plaited bread with flaked almonds - Easter recipes

Portions: 6 persons | Preparation time: 60 minutes

Soft and fluffy, this white pastry is a French breakfast classic made from yeast dough. You can easily bake brioche plaited bread with flaked almonds yourself and it tastes fantastically delicious.

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Brioche plaited bread with flaked almonds - Easter recipes
Brioche plaited bread with flaked almonds - Easter recipes

Portions: 6 persons | Preparation: 60 minutes

Soft and fluffy, this white pastry is a French breakfast classic made from yeast dough. You can easily bake brioche plaited bread with flaked almonds yourself and it tastes fantastically delicious.

Please review recipe:

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Season: Easter | Region: Europe | Preparation: Bake | Menu: Pastries | Cuisine: French recipes

Ingredients

  • 500 g flour
  • 70 g sugar
  • 75 ml milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cube fresh yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 200 g butter, softened
  • 1 egg, for brushing
  • slivered almonds, at will
  • granulated sugar, at will

Instructions

  1. Knead the flour, sugar, milk, eggs and yeast in the food processor for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the salt and knead for a further 10 minutes.
  3. Cut the butter into pieces and add to the dough.
  4. Knead for a further 10 minutes.
  5. Leave the dough covered for about 2 hours.
  6. Knead the dough once and leave covered in the fridge overnight.
  7. Shape the brioche as you like, eg braid it.
  8. Leave the plait to proof for about 2 hours.
  9. Before baking, brush the brioche with beaten egg yolk.
  10. Sprinkle with granulated sugar or flaked almonds, if you like.
  11. Bake the brioche at 180 °C for approx. 30-40 minutes.
  12. Enjoy the brioche plaited lukewarm.

The braid can be covered if necessary so that the brioche does not get too dark during baking.

Utensils

  • food processor
  • bowl
  • kitchen brush