This Asian milk bread recipe is a triumph. I’m not exaggerating when I tell you that for months, we’ve searched, tested, and failed time and time again to nail down a perfect recipe for soft, buttery, fluffy milk bread. Until that is, when we finally did it!
This recipe was originally posted January 17, 2015, and has been a hit ever since. We’ve recently added clearer photos, an FAQ section, and clearer instructions. The recipe remains the same. Enjoy!
This brioche bread is ultra soft, rich, and buttery! Not only delicious to eat, but easy to make too! Perfect for sandwiches, French toast and just to eat on its own. Now you can make Brioche Burger Buns or Brioche Cinnamon Rolls too!
Learn how to make authentic brioche bread with this step by step recipe!
A few weeks ago, I was able to live one of my life-long dreams! Granted, it’s only a small part of my dream, but it was still an amazing, fun experience! A short course in Viennoiseries at Le Cordon Bleu was everything I dreamed it would be, and more!
▢2/3 cup heavy cream(at room temperature)
▢1 cup milk (plus 1 tablespoon, at room temperature; you can use whole, 1%, or 2% milk)
▢1 large egg (at room temperature)
▢1/3 cup sugar
▢4 cups all-purpose flour (you can also use 1/2 cup cake flour combined with 3 1/2 cups bread flour)
▢1 tablespoon active dry yeast (or instant yeast)
▢1 1/2 teaspoons salt
▢Egg wash (beat 1 egg with 1 teaspoon water)
▢Simple syrup (1 tablespoon sugar, dissolved in 1 tablespoon hot water)