Potato Brioche with Ginger

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Appears in
The Potato Year: 300 Classic Recipes

By Lucy Madden

Published 2015

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This would make a perfect breakfast for Christmas morning – or any other morning. Served with home-made jam or honey it makes an elegant and unusual start to a day. It will freeze well for a short time (two weeks or so).


  • lb (700 g) potatoes, peeled
  • lb (700


Boil the potatoes and put them through a sieve. Allow to cool. Sift the flour with the ginger and mix with the potato. (You can, at this stage, put the mixture into a food processor which takes away all the hard work). Sprinkle in the yeast, then rub in the butter.

Add the sugar, the eggs, the salt and the water and knead until a silky elasticity is achieved. Put in a clean bowl, cover