Brioche Tressée, Braided Brioche



IMG_5987Brioche Tressee for our tomorrow breakfast.

Serves 12


  • 500g of plain/ all- purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 20g of fresh yeast
  • 100g of granulated white sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 200g of soft butter
  • Sesame seeds
  • 1 egg yolk


  1. In a Kitchen Aid add the flour, the sugar, and crumble the yeast, start to knead.
  2. Add the salt on the on the other side of the bowl.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time and knead again.
  4. And finally the soft butter and knead until the dough detaches from the bowl.
  5. Transfer the dough into a big floured bowl, set aside and let the dough rise for 1h.
  6. Cover with a clean kitchen cloth.
  7. Transfer the dough onto a clean floured surface, punch it down gently to release the air.
  8. Flour a large baking pan.
  9. Cut the dough into 3 equals parts and make a Tresse.
  10. Transfer the Brioche to the top of the baking pan.
  11. Let the dough rise for 2hours.
  12. Half an hour before baking preheat the oven to 170C degrees.
  13. Brush with the egg yolk and sprinkle with a few sesame seeds or sugar.
  14. Bake for 30 minutes (more or less depending the oven) and remove when the brioche is golden brown.

This Brioche is perfect with jams.

Bon Appétit!

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Raphaelle says:

    OMG… can I have some pretty please…;)

    1. Of Course, with pleasure …;)

  2. That looks absolutely scrumptious!! I’m with Raphaelle, I want some! 🙂

    1. Thank you so much .We just took our breakfast outside and the Brioche was delicious…Next time I’ll send you a slice 😀

      1. Raphaelle says:

        Woke up – open wordpress and I see your brioche again… arg life is sooo unfair XD

  3. Oh la la, Raphaelle (^) Je suis desolee .

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