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    Brioche Loaf
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By James Peterson

Published 2009

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Brioche is made with eggs instead of water and once kneaded into a cohesive dough, cold butter is worked in bit by bit. The result is a rich, delicate, soft texture that is simply wonderful served for breakfast with jam and butter. Brioche makes marvelous toast. Recipes for brioche vary in the amount of butter they contain—anywhere from one-fifth the weight of the flour to an equal amount—but this recipe is in the middle. One caveat when making brioche: If the room is hot, the dough will se