To make this monkey bread, balls of buttery brioche are rolled in cinnamon sugar, proofed, and baked in caramel sauce. As if brioche on its own wasn't indulgent enough, The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook uses liberal amounts of heavy cream, dark brown sugar, and fresh vanilla bean as the perfect foil for the light, sugar-crusted dough.
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Tender poached eggs served with a ragout of corn, chorizo, scallions, and basil, and topped with brioche croutons toasted in chorizo oil.
There are a lot of steps involved in this recipe for sweet potato French toast with homemade sweet potato brioche, but none of them are hard, and if you've never made brioche be reassured that it's among the easiest of bread doughs. If you can make cake, you can make brioche!
Frying already-rich brioche dough results in these unimaginably indulgent, tender little bites. Representing the third category of Glazed, Filled, Sugared, & Dipped, they're coated in cardamom sugar, which provides contrasting flavor & texture.
Classic brioche gets a little something extra with the addition of a layer of crunchy, sweet pearl sugar.
Brioche is yet another very classic bread, and on the rich end of the spectrum, with eggs and butter playing important roles. With an egg-washed top that provides a shiny mahogany color, this bread screams "decadent." Or maybe it screams "use me for French toast."
Learning to make brioche dough has allowed me to delve into all kinds of new frontiers, but I think this decadent recipe for monkey bread is my crowning achievement with the dough. I've added a caramel to the mix, and turned up the spice with ginger and nutmeg. It's definitely not diet food, and it's highly addictive. It's a perfect sweet for serving at brunch with lots of people around. Making it alone is too dangerous.
There's nothing else like buttery, impossibly light brioche. This recipe, which has been only slightly adapted from Joanna Chang's book Flour, is a particularly awesome version of the fluffy dough that's the main ingredient in so many delectable treats.
In my French family, most of my relatives regard a pumpkin with the inquisitive eyes of a child who, spotting a bright new toy airplane for the first time, picks it up and smiles and then quickly decides he's bored...
Instead of throwing away day-old brioche, penny-wise French bakers often make crunchy, creamy, custard-soaked and almond-encrusted toast. But at Amy's Bread in New York City, the Almond Brioche Toast is so popular that bakers must use fresh loaves in order...
Bread puddings—such as whiskey, chocolate, and berry—warmed and topped with whipped cream, are one of my favorite desserts. Lately, I've started to explore all the wonderful varieties of savory bread puddings flavored with sharp cheeses, eggs, onions, and vegetables....
Classic, buttery brioche is delicious enough on it own. This version adds chocolate—twice—elevating it to sumptuous new heights. Cocoa powder is incorporated into the dough, and chocolate chips are folded into the brioche as it is shaped. To make individual...