CHOCOLATE EASTER BRIOCHE

CHOCOLATE EASTER BRIOCHE

There is no better scent than a warm Chocolate Brioche baking in the oven on Easter! A delicious treat to indulge on Easter, the family will love it!

PREPARATION TIME
15 minutes
COOKING TIME
35-40 minutes

INGREDIENTS

for 1 loaf servings
Loaf:
3 1/3 cups (500g) Lighthouse Bread & Pizza Flour, sifted
1 x 7g instant yeast sachet
2 tbsp (40g) caster sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
2 eggs
300ml whipping cream
Chocolate Filling:
1 1/2 cups (250g) chocolate chips
2 tbsp (30g) butter, softened
2 tbsp (40g) caster sugar
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 pinch of salt
PREPARATION TIME
15 minutes
COOKING TIME
35-40 minutes

PREPARATION

1
Lightly grease and line a large loaf tin with baking paper.
2
Mix together flour, yeast, sugar, vanilla essence, eggs and cream until dough forms. Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface until a smooth ball forms (alternatively, use a stand mixer).
3
Place the dough in a large bowl, cover and stand in a warm place until doubled in size (approximately 1 hour).
4
Meanwhile, make the chocolate filling. Finely chop chocolate and mix with ingredients to make paste or use a food processor to blend until it becomes a course paste.
5
Roll the dough into a rectangular shape approximately 25cm x 40cm. Spread chocolate filling on the dough and start from the short end to roll the dough, pinch ends and place seam side down.
6
Place loaf in the loaf tin and brush with melted butter, stand in a warm place for 1 more hour.
7
While the dough is rising, preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan forced). Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool on a wire rack before serving.
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