After buying Brioche on numerous occasions for recipes and feeling guilty for spending so much money on bread, I decided that I needed to try to make my own.
It takes two days- but isn’t tricky. The recipe in French Laundry makes two loaves.
loaf one: lovely, a thing of beauty and perfection.
Loaf two… oops. Didn’t butter the pan well enough I suppose.
But look how lovely it looks. I guess the good news is I now have an excuse to make lots of croutons- and I won’t feel guilty eating about half the loaf like this:
PS. If you wonder why brioche is so tasty, look at the recipe. The butter content alone is enough to make me weep.