This French bread roll is used as the base for varied desserts. Now learn to bake the soft and buttered Brioche in this episode of I Want To Bake Free. This recipe is perfect for your next cheat day.
Brioche Recipe by Chef Maria Goretti

- French


- 2

Cooking Time

-20-25 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • For Brioche: 2 tbsp warm water
  • 5 gm instant yeast
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 3 egg
  • 70 gm refined flour
  • 120 gm unsalted butter
  • 1-2 butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp milk
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  1. 1

    Procedure to make brioche: In a bowl add the mixture of warm water and yeast.
  2. 2

    Add sugar, egg, refined flour and mix it.
  3. 3

    Add dry yeast, sugar, eggs and mix it again.
  4. 4

    Add butter, prepare a dough and let it rest for 3 minutes.
  5. 5

    Roll the dough in a cling film and let it cool in the fridge for 20 - 25 minutes.
  6. 6

    Smear butter on the mould, add the small balls of brioche in the mould.
  7. 7

    Let it prove with a covered piece of cloth of 20 - 25 minutes.
  8. 8

    In a bowl add egg yolk, milk and mix it.
  9. 9

    With a brush apply the milk wash on brioche.
  10. 10

    Place the mould in a baking tray and bake it in a preheated oven at 180' C for 20 - 25 minutes.
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Maria Goretti


Maria Goretti dons many hats – TV anchor, model, dancer, chef and an award-winning author. She kickstarted her career as a VJ and toured with musicians around the world, while audiences came to love her as a warm and friendly face on TV. In 2011, she pursued her passion for baking and cleared a Cordon Bleu certificate course in food and baking at the Tante Marie School of Cookery, UK, run by Gordon Ramsay, with top honours. Soon after, she dabbled with writing and published a cookbook ‘From My Kitchen To Yours’ that was recognised as the best television chef book in English by a popular chef at the Gourmand World Cookbook in 2017. With television being one of her foremost passions, she has hosted several food shows that explore the intricacies of cooking. On Living Foodz, Maria’s show ‘I Love Cooking’ garnered high praise, and more recently ‘I Want To Bake Free’ is dedicated to those who love breads, cakes, cookies, savouries and everything else in the universe of baking.

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