Cheese Layered Braided Brioche
Soft, cheesy and flavourful, the flower shaped cheese layered braided brioche is an all time delight.
Chef Pankaj Bhadouria's Cheese layered Braided Brioche recipe

- 4

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 60 - 90 Min


  • ¼ cup Lukewarm water; 2 tsp sugar; 1 tsp active yeast dried; 1 egg; 2 to 3 tbsp milk salt; 1 cup refined flour; ½ cup Butter melted; 1 cup Cheddar grated cheese; 1 cup mozzarella grated cheese; ½ tbsp red chilli flakes; ½ tbsp oregano; ½ tsp garlic powder; ½ tbsp refined flour black pepper powder; 1 cup pasta sauce Egg wash


  1. 1

    Mix lukewarm water sugar and dried active yeast, in a bowl and set aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. 2

    ; In another bowl, make a dough using an egg, milk, salt, refined flour and melted butter, and rest for one hour.
  3. 3

    ; In another bowl, mix grated cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese and add red chilli flakes, oregano, garlic powder, refined flour and pepper powder.
  4. 4

    ; Mix all these well.
  5. 5

    ; Divide the prepared dough into four portions and roll each portion into a 9 inch circle.
  6. 6

    ; On the first circle, apply a layer of pasta sauce and evenly spread the cheese mixture.
  7. 7

    ; Cover with the second circle.
  8. 8

    ; Repeat this process for the second and third circles.
  9. 9

    ; Cover with the last one.
  10. 10

    ; Using a circular cutter, make a mark in the centre of the stack.
  11. 11

    ; Do not cut through the stack with this cutter.
  12. 12

    ; Starting from the mark, cut the stack into 16 parts, retaining the central circle.
  13. 13

    ; Twist each portion twice and join every two portions by pressing the ends together.
  14. 14

    ; Thus eight braids will be formed.
  15. 15

    ; Apply egg wash on the bread.
  16. 16

    ; Bake in a pre heated oven at 190 C for 20 minutes.
  17. 17

    ; Serve hot.
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Pankaj Bhadouria


Pankaj Bhadouria, transforms ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dishes. Winner of MasterChef India Season 1, this school-teacher turned food show host has become a household name with her straightforward demeanour and, uncomplicated and simple recipes. Her shows on LF have helped aspiring cooks gain confidence in the kitchen.

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