French Brioche

French Brioche

Bread Yeast Bread Egg

A rich eggy bread, made easier by preparing the dough in the bread machine.

Servings per recipe: 15
Calories per serving: 218
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 2h 35m


  • 1/3 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tablespoons water


  • 1   Place the first seven ingredients in bread machine in order suggested by your manufacturer. Select dough cycle.
  • 2   Turn finished dough out onto a lightly floured board and knead 5 to 10 times. Separate into 2 or 3 pieces. Roll with hands into strips. Braid or twist strips together. Place onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Set aside to rise in a warm place until doubled in size.
  • 3   Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Whisk together 1 egg white and the water. Brush onto the top of the loaf.
  • 4   Bake in the preheated oven until deep golden brown, about 20 minutes.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 11.1g 17%
    Saturated Fat 6.0g  
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 85mg 3%
Potassium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 24.8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
Protein 4.9g 10%
Sugars 4g  
Vitamin A 364IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 16mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 3mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 8mg  
Folate 62mcg