No-Knead Brioche

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No-Knead Brioche

Why This Recipe Works

Instead of painstakingly adding softened butter to the dough while it is kneaded, we simply melted the butter and added it directly to the eggs. We dispensed with the stand mixer altogether and opted for an equally effective no-knead approa...

Why This Recipe Works

Instead of painstakingly adding softened butter to the dough while it is kneaded, we simply melted the butter and added it directly to the eggs. We dispensed with the stand mixer altogether and opted for an equally effective no-knead approach that lets time do most of the work. To build structure and ensure an even, fine crumb in the finished loaf, we divided the dough and shaped it into tight balls before placing them in the pans.

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Elegant Brunch FavoritesSeason 14, Ep. 1418

Man on the street Doc Willoughby visits Hi-Rise Bakery across the river in Cambridge, MA, to learn all about brioche from a pro. Then, in the test kitchen, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Ch...