Easy Overnight Brioche

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

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    Total Time
    12hrs 30mins
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Brioche is traditionally a real labour of love but is made very easily with the Thermomix. This very delicate and buttery brioche can be served fresh or used for bread pudding and French toast after a day or two.

recipe updated 12 Mar 2019


  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
  • Golden caster sugar icon
    Golden caster sugar
  • Fresh yeast icon
    Fresh yeast
  • Egg icon
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
    as needed
  • Egg icon
  • Water icon
  • Pearl sugar icon
    Pearl sugar
    as needed


  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside fresh yeast: crumbled
  2. Prep and set aside egg: beaten
  3. Prep and set aside unsalted butter: cubed & softened
  4. Fit the TM5 bowl to TM5
  5. Add bread flour
  6. Add sea salt
  7. Add golden caster sugar
  8. Blend for approx 2s
  9. Add prepared fresh yeast
  10. Add prepared egg
  11. Blend for approx 6s
  12. Knead for approx 2min
  13. Let rest for approx 2min
  14. Add prepared unsalted butter
  15. Knead for approx 3min until completely mixed
  16. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  17. Dust with bread flour lightly
  18. Transfer dough to large mixing bowl
  19. Cover with plastic wrap
  20. Let rest until doubled
  21. Let rest overnight in fridge
  22. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  23. Transfer dough to baking sheet
  24. Arrange
  25. Prove for 2h
  26. Pre-heat
  27. Get a clean small bowl
  28. Add egg
  29. Add water
  30. Mix until well combined
  31. Brush
  32. Sprinkle with pearl sugar
  33. Bake for approx 20min until light golden
  34. Let rest
  35. Serve
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