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Jeremiah Tower's New American Classics

By Jeremiah Tower

Published 1986

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Use this recipe for the brioche necessary for coulibiac, or bake it in loaves. It can then be sliced and used to line molds or toasted and eaten with smoked salmon or buttered and eaten with tea or coffee.


  • 2 packets active dry yeast
  • ½ cup warm milk
  • 2 tablespoons


Dissolve the yeast in the milk with the sugar and leave in a warm place for 10 minutes. Mix in 2 cups of the flour, stirring until the mixture is like thick pancake batter. Cover and leave in a warm place until the sponge has doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.

Mix in the eggs. Add the butter and gr