The braided shape certainly isn’t the classic brioche shape, the dough would take in France, where it’s generally presented in its tradional fluted form, with a “knot” on top. However, it’s a delicious variation. A bit sweeter than my Brioche Overnight or the classic Brioche à Tête (Brioche Parisienne), it tastes the best with butter […]
Soft and fluffy like a pillow. Prepare the dough in the evening and enjoy the best brioche ever for breakfast, brunch or as a snack.
The French name: brioche à tête refers to its shape (“tête” means head). The classic brioche is baked in a traditional round, fluted mold with a small “head” on top. It’s often simply called Brioche Parisienne. For best results please use European style butter, like Plugrá, Finlandia or Kerrygold.