Maple Walnut Brioche

Recipe by Stacey Sweet
READY IN: 24hrs 40mins




  • Combine the sugar and salt in the cold milk, stirring for at least one minute to dissolve.
  • Add flour and yeast. Add eggs 2 at at time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Kead dough until it is supple and elastic. Work the butter into the dough in three parts.
  • Place the dough in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap and cover with a dish towel. Refrigerate overnight.
  • The next day, grease a round 9" cake pan.
  • Remove dough from fridge. Form dough into small balls and arrange them in a circle pattern to fill the pan.
  • Place the cake pan in a warm place for the dough balls to rise for 10-15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Brush the the dough balls with beaten egg white.
  • Bake for 40 minutes.
  • Topping.
  • When the cake is out of the oven, bring the maple syrup and sugar to a boil. Continue boiling at a simmer for 4-5 minutes, then pour evenly over baked brioche. Serve with whipped cream.