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Brioches

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Brioches are a French pastry which is often served as dessert or eaten with tea as a snack. The brioches can be used as base or container and filled with different types of stuffing. You too can try making brioches at home and try it out as an dessert with sweet filling or an appetizer with savory filling.
Ingredients
  Yeast 1⁄4 Ounce
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 3
Directions

MAKING
1)In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in 3 tablespoons warm water.
2)In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar and salt and cut in butter.
3)Add eggs and yeast and mix until smooth.
4)Take greased and floured custard cups or large muffin cups and drop 3 tablespoons batter.
5)Let rise until doubled in bulk.
6)Bake at 450 degrees for about 8 minutes.
7)Brush with water.

SERVING
8)Serve brioches warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
8 Minutes
Ready In: 
68 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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