The Amazing and Cheap Brioche from Vendee Recipe!


Brioche is a tradition of the Vendee region. To celebrate Easter, every family used to make or order a brioche from the bakery. Every area and every country baker had a special recipe and a little secret that imparted a unique touch to the basic recipe of flour, eggs and butter flavored with orange flower water or eau-de-vie.

Our Recipe for the Brioche is cheap and super delicious, and you can enjoy it everyday on breakfast.

Ingredients for 10 people:

– 500 g of flour

– 200 g of butter

– 250 g of sugar

– 3 eggs

– 1 egg yolk

– 10 g of yeast

– 10 cl of milk

– 25 cl of warm water

– Salt

How to do it?

Preparation time: 15 min – Cooking time: 30 min

  1. Pour the flour on the worktop.
  2. Dilute the yeast in 25 cl of warm water and pour this mixture into the fountain that I have dug in the middle of the flour.
  3. Add 3 whole eggs, sugar and a pinch of salt.
  4. Knead everything to obtain a smooth paste and not too soft.
  5. Add the milk.
  6. Knead the butter separately, add a third of the dough and mix well to obtain a homogeneous paste.
  7. Add on two times the rest of the dough to the butter.
  8. Leave it for two hours, covered with a clean cloth in a hot enough place (25 °) so that it rises.
  9. Preheat the oven to 180 °.
  10. Butter a mold and garnish it with the dough.
  11. With the tip of a knife, draw diamonds on the top of the cake
  12. With a brush, apply a beaten egg yolk to brown it.
  13. Bake for 30 minutes.
  14. Let the cake cool for a while before enjoying it!

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