Brioche Dough for Filled Breads

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Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

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This is similar to the brioche dough in BAKE! but is both saltier and less sweet, making it perfect for filled breads like the recipes that follow in this chapter.



  • 7 g sachet fine granulated active dried yeast or instant yeast
  • 56 g room-temperature tap water, about 24°C


  1. For the poolish, whisk the yeast into the water and wait a couple of minutes. Whisk in the milk, then use a rubber spatula to stir in the flour. Cover with clingfilm and let the sponge ferment until more than doubled, about 30 minutes.
  2. Once the sponge has risen, use a rubber spatula to break up the eggs and yolks in the bowl of an electric mixer. Stir in the su