Basic Brioche

Preparation info

  • Makes

    2

    loaves
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Flour

By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

I adore brioche! I was introduced to it during my stint at Payard. Every morning, just after the early-morning bake-off, the head baker in the viennoiserie (breakfast pastry) department sweetly presented me with a brioche treat, getting even my toughest sixteen-hour days off to a great start. This recipe, which evolved from the version I learned at Payard, is rich, fluffy, eggy, and buttery and never disappoints. To develop your brioche technique, ma