Brioche yeast plait with almond flakes – Easter recipes

Brioche yeast plait with almond flakes - Easter recipes

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Brioche yeast plait with almond flakes - Easter recipes

Brioche yeast plait with almond flakes

The soft and airy white pastry is a French breakfast classic made of yeast dough. Brioche yeast plait with almond flakes is very easy to bake yourself and it tastes delicious.

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5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Pastries
Cuisine French recipes
Servings 6 person
Calories 648 kcal


  • 500 g flour
  • 70 g sugar
  • 75 ml milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cube fresh yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 200 g butter soft
  • 1 egg to coat
  • flaked almonds to taste
  • Hail sugar to taste


  • Knead flour, sugar, milk, eggs and yeast with food processor for 5 minutes.
  • Add salt and knead for another 10 minutes.
  • Cut the butter into pieces and add to the dough.
  • Knead the dough for another 10 minutes.
  • Let the dough rise, covered, for about 2 hours.
  • Knead the dough once and let it rise overnight, covered, in the refrigerator.
  • Shape the brioche as desired, e.g., braid into a pigtail.
  • Let the braid rise for about 2 hours.
  • Before baking, brush the brioche with beaten egg yolk.
  • If desired, sprinkle with hail sugar or almond flakes.
  • Bake the brioche at 180 °C for about 30-40 minutes.
  • Brioche yeast plait can be enjoyed lukewarm.


To prevent the brioche from getting too dark while baking, the braid can be covered if necessary.


  • Food processor
  • Bowl
  • Kitchen brush


Calories: 648kcalCarbohydrates: 76gProtein: 14gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 209mgSodium: 685mgPotassium: 165mgFiber: 2gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 1051IUCalcium: 56mgIron: 5mg

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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