how to make a brioche loaf

how to make a brioche loaf | theclevercarrot.com

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 | theclevercarrot.com

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.

Ready?…

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parmesan garlic knots

parmesan garlic knots & a wolf gourmet giveaway | theclevercarrot.com

You know about my faulty oven, right?

(In case you don’t, click here).

I shouldn’t say it’s faulty actually; it works perfectly fine. It’s just a royal pain to use.

It’s so stinkin’ old, it sounds like it’s preparing for take off every time you preheat it. The oven doors have no springs. And the temperature is bizarrely off, but it’s nothing an oven thermometer can’t fix. Oh, and it’s a double oven. I get all of these lovely benefits x 2! I use the extra space to store the 8 million muffin tins and cake pans that I own.

But guess what?

Life just got a little bit easier….

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