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Brioche Dough 101

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I'm a bread lover!
A few weeks ago I tried this recipe for making brioche dough. It is the best I've ever made!
Here I am going to show u how to prepare it and I'll also give u a bunch of different ideas on how to use it!
Let's get started!

Ingredients:

For the spunge

1/3 cup warm whole milk (110F/38 C)
2-1/4 tsp active dry yeast
1 egg
2 cups flour

For the dough

1/3 cup sugar
3 big eggs
1 tsp salt
1-1/2 cup flour
2/3 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature (160 g)


 
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Step 1: Step one: make the spunge!

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Heat up 1/3 cup of milk until it reaches 38 C or 110 F (I put mine for 30 sec in the microwave) and sprinkle 2-1/4 tsp of active dry yeast right on top. Wait about 10 min for the magic to happen!
Next, in a bowl of your electric mixer combine 1 cup flour, 1 egg and the milk/yeast mixture
With a rubber spatula mix the ingredients together until combined
Now cover the top of the mixture with the other cup of flour and let rest uncovered for about 40 min
JessCeleb6 months ago
How long will this last after I bake it?
calibearpaw11 months ago
OK.. there HAS to be a Mistype.. only 1/3 cup of milk does NOT make a Sponge.. now it its a 1 1/3 cups.. then yes.. that makes a sponge... Can you please Verify that this is correct?? thanks
monika583 years ago
hi very good recipe me 2 i love bread ,can i use wholewheat flour and how much should i use or is the same amount as regular flour thanx
very good recipe i just took mine out of the oven excellent recipe thank you
great! I just left it over night, and baked it in the morning, and its definetlythe best bread I've baked so far! Thank You!
would it be fine to leave it around longer if you didnt have time to get around and use it?
ExpatCucina (author)  sweetpoetaoe3 years ago
Yes, you can put it in the fridge and leave it there for a couple of days if you don't need it right away!
rodtorge3 years ago
I tried it with apples as in an apple strudel and was deliciious. Following your instructions made a perfect bread. My wife, who is my best critic, enjoyed both the bread and the "strudel"
enk3 years ago
It's possible to translate to italian language i'am Italian Puglia Region.
Thanks in advance
Excellent. Going to give it a try tomorrow. Thanks for the post.