Chocolate Brioche is one of my very favorite pastries or brunch item. It is great for a morning sweet with your coffee or a great dessert anytime. This recipe is for brioche rolls. A nice easy way to add some delicious chocolate to your homemade rolls. The French knew what they were doing when they combined dark chocolate in their breads and pastries.
Give this a try:
Give this a try:
- 1 cup milk, warm
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon instant dry yeast
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg, at room temperature
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
- 1 egg, lightly beaten, for brushing
- In a bowl, combine the milk and sugar.
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, yeast, and salt. With a wooden spoon or with your hands, stir in the milk mixture, egg and butter to the dry ingredients, stirring vigorously until the dough begins to form.
- Place the dough on a floured work surface and knead for about 5 minutes or until the dough is smooth. Form a ball and place in a lightly oiled bowl. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth and let rest in a warm and humid place (see note) for 10 minutes.
- Line a (17 X 12-inch baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Place the dough on a lightly floured work surface and add the chocolate chips while kneading the dough. Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces. Shape balls by rolling them with your hands on the counter and place on the baking sheet. Let rise for about 45 to 60 minutes in a warm and humid place, or until the balls double in size.
- With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to (350 °F).
- With a brush, lightly coat the loaves with the beaten egg. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool and ENJOY!