Chocolate Swirl Brioche

by

Fresco

Posted 5 April 2022 (Last updated 5 April 2022)

Serves

6

Total Time

3hrs 50mins

Calories

511

Rich brioche loaf with a cinnamon-chocolate swirl. Best eaten the same day, or use leftovers for extra-special french toast or bread pudding.

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    Ingredients

  • Active dried yeast icon
    Active dried yeast7 g
  • Sugar icon
    Sugar25 g
  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour250 g
  • Egg icon
    Egg130 g
  • Milk icon
    Milk50 g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter140 groom temperature
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate125 gfinely chopped
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon¾ tablespoon
  • Egg icon
    Egg1
  • Milk icon
    Milk1 tablespoon
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea saltas needed
    Method

  • 1. Add active dried yeast, sugar and bread flour to a clean stand mixer bowl
  • 2. Whisk together
  • 3. Prepare a clean medium bowl
  • 4. Add egg to the medium bowl
  • 5. Whisk briefly and set aside
  • 6. Add milk to a clean saucepan
  • 7. Heat until lukewarm
  • 8. Transfer milk mixture to eggs
  • 9. Whisk on low speed
  • 10. Mix eggs into dough gradually
  • 11. Mix until elastic - 8 min
  • 12. Add unsalted butter to the dough
  • 13. Mix until smooth - 5 min
  • 14. Transfer dough to medium bowl
  • 15. Let rise until doubled - 1 hr 30 min
  • 16. Turn out on lightly-floured surface
  • 17. Flatten into a large rectangle
  • 18. Prepare a clean loaf pan
  • 19. Add dark chocolate and ground cinnamon to a clean small bowl
  • 20. Mix together
  • 21. Spread chocolate mixture with spoon
  • 22. Roll stand mixer bowl gently
  • 23. Transfer content of stand mixer bowl to loaf pan
  • 24. Leave rest
  • 25. Pre-heat oven - 190°C
  • 26. Add egg and milk to a clean small bowl
  • 27. Mix together
  • 28. Pour glaze into loaf pan
  • 29. Sprinkle with sea salt
  • 30. Bake - 30 min, 190°C
  • 31. Transfer onto cooling rack

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