Individual Brioches Recipe


Preparation Time1 Hr 4 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In2 Hr 4 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings16
Main Ingredient


 Warm water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (At 105 To 115 F)
 Active dry yeast1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Grated lemon peel1 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs) (2 Sticks)
 Sifted all-purpose flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Egg yolk1
 Water1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 258 Calories from Fat 122

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.3%

Saturated Fat 7.9 g39.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.1 mg40.4%

Sodium 150.6 mg6.3%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.97 g3.9%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 6 g12.1%

Vitamin A 9.1% Vitamin C 0.67%

Calcium 2% Iron 10.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Ensure that the water is not too hot with a water thermometer and then sprinkle the dried yeast in the water. Stir till dissolved with an electric mixer
2. Add the sugar, salt, butter, 6 eggs and 3 cups flour and beat everything at medium speed with the same electric beater.
3. Add the rest of the flour and beat well to form soft dough.
4. Tip the dough into a bowl, cover with waxed paper and a damp towel and let the dough rise in a warm place at 85F for one hour
5. Preheat the oven to 375F

6. Grease a 3-inch muffin pan and its cups
7. Punch down the dough with a wooden spoon as the dough will be soft. Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured surface and cut it into half.
8. Return half of the dough to the same bowl and chill till required. With the rest of the dough, shape three-fourths of the dough into an 8-inch roll and then cut into eight pieces. Shape each piece into a ball.
9. Place the mix into a prepared muffin cup
10. Divide the rest of the dough into eight parts and shape into balls.
11. Press the center of the ball with your finger to form an indentation and fill it with the small ball.
12. Cover the dough ball with the towel and let it rise in a warm place 85F free from drafts and let it rise for one hour
13. Shape the refrigerated dough and let it rise in the same way.
14. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes till golden

15. Serve at room temperature or cooled down.