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Bring a piece of Sicily into your home with this
bread recipe! Delicious and easy to make,
will surely become one of your favorites for breakfast or snack! (
milk (+2 tbsp for egg wash)
2 & 1/4
active dry yeast
3 to 4
eggs (+1 for egg wash)
icing sugar for serving (optional)
Warm up the ¾ cup milk and combine with
. Set aside until foamy and ready.
Combine 3 ½ cups of
, salt and sugar in a
Add yeast mixture, eggs, melted butter and
into the flour. Mix until the dough becomes smooth, but slightly sticky. If the dough is too wet, slowly add the remaining ½ cup of flour.
Place ball of dough in a clean bowl and cover with plastic wrap or clean
. Set aside until it doubles in size. This normally takes 1 ½ to 2 hours for me.
Divide dough into 12 pieces and form each piece into a brioche by taking a smaller piece of dough, form it into a ball and place it on top of each bigger ball of dough.
Place each dough of brioche in a
. Cover with clean
and set aside until puffy and almost double in size.
Once the brioche has slightly puffed up, heat up the oven – 180 degrees C (350 degrees F).
Combine 1 beaten egg with 2 tbsp milk for egg wash and
each piece of brioche with it.
Place baking pan in the lower half of the oven for the first 12 minutes and move baking pan in the center for the remaining 7 to 8 minutes.
Set aside for around 10 minutes to cool. Serve (Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired).