how to make a brioche loaf

how to make a brioche loaf |

Once you start, you just can’t stop.

And I’m not talking about potato chips.

I’m talking about bread baking!

This towering, golden stack is a follow up to my homemade brioche rolls. It’s the same recipe, just shaped into a loaf.

The versatility of brioche is endless: you can make beautiful sandwiches, fluffy bread pudding, the ultimate French toast- the flavor is light and buttery.

But first, let’s go over a few things….

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how to make brioche rolls

how to make brioche rolls |

Yes! Yes! Yes!

You can totally do this!

Even if you’re not a professional bread baker, you can still make incredible brioche at home.

Traditional brioche is a soft enriched bread, made with eggs, butter, and a touch of sugar. My version is not quite as rich, making it suitable for everyday fare. Everyone goes crazy for brioche in our house.

My secret?

Use a stand mixer for easy, hands-off kneading. Personally, I wouldn’t make these rolls without one (total prep time, 10 minutes!).

This step-by-step tutorial will show you exactly how to do it. It’s geared towards both beginners and seasoned bakers alike.

And because time is of the essence, I’ve also included 2 simple ways to fit bread baking into your busy, everyday schedule.


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coconut mango muffins

coconut mango muffins |

I’ve always been an early riser.

Reveling in the calm before the morning storm of breakfast requests and pint-sized demands happens to be something I look forward to. Sometimes, I’ll even force myself out of bed early, just to steal a few caffeinated moments to myself.

The other morning, while everyone was fast asleep, I tip-toed downstairs and into the kitchen.

I made muffins. Drank coffee (in silence). Watched the heavy snow fall outside.

And in between bites of freshly baked coconut mango muffin, I couldn’t help but wonder: was that crunch from the coconut? Or was it an egg shell?!…

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