Today's recipe is a delicious brioche. Since the weekend is about to start, maybe you feel like making one! It takes quite a bit of time, I'm not going to lie, but the result is absolutely worth it!
And it's so big! This recipe yields a 750g loaf, I'm not kidding. However, it will go fast, or at least its what happened at home... I managed to save some for a future recipe, but the rest went away in the blink of an eye.
Look at this color... And the smell that filled my home while baking, mmmmh, absolutely mouth-watering!
- 500g bread flour
- 12g salt
- 30g confectioners sugar
- 15g fresh yeast
- 6 eggs
- 250g butter, room temperature, cubed,
- 1 egg, beaten (to glaze)
- Mix flour, salt and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer.
- In a medium bowl, crumble the fresh yeast and add the eggs, one by one, beating the mixture up until the yeast has completely dissolved. Add the eggs to the flour mixture and start beating at medium speed with the hook attachment. Beat for 8 minutes, up until the dough starts coming away the sides of the bowl.
- Let the dough rest for 5 minutes.
- Start beating again at medium speed and start adding the butter, little by little until well incorporated. This may take some time. Beat for 5 minutes at high speed. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let it rest for 2 hours. Knead the dough in order to eliminate the air and cover again. Put it in the fridge all night.
- The next day, grease a loaf tin and press the dough inside, make sure you cover all the corners. Let it rest for 3 hours. Once the time has passed, glaze with the beaten egg.
- Pre-heat the oven at 180ºC (356ºF). Bake for 40 minutes.
And that's it! Will you do it?