Brioche with Chocolate Nibs

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large loaf
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Real Chocolate: Over 50 Inspiring Recipes for Chocolate Indulgence

By Chantal Coady

Published 2003

  • About

Brioche is sometimes served toasted as an accompaniment to foie gras. Here it contains cocoa nibs, which add crunch to contrast with the other textures. Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar could also be used if the foie gras was served with some salad leaves.


  • 1 tsp dried yeast
  • 50 g sugar
  • 2 tbsp


The day before: In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast and 1 tablespoon of the sugar in the milk, and set aside until it starts to bubble and froth.

Sift the flour into a large bowl, then stir in the salt. Add the yeast mixture, eggs, remaining sugar and butter, and beat everything until well m