Walnut Brioche Pastry

    Preparation Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Servings: 12

    Course: Dessert

    Ingredients

    For the Brioche
    48.35 % bread flour
    1.49 % yeast
    0.64 % salt
    6.4 % sugar
    16.01 % eggs
    2.99 % diced, dried fruit (cranberry & apricot, 6 mm)
    24.12 % butter
    For the Walnut Cream Topping
    24.58 % California walnut meal
    24.58 % sugar
    24.58 % butter
    21.71 % eggs
    4.56 % pastry flour

    Application: Baked goods

    Preparation

    Mix the bread flour, yeast, salt and sugar.

    Add the eggs and mix until the dough does not stick to sides of mixing bowl.

    Proof dough for three hours at room temperature.

    Section off dough into desired loaf size.

    Let dough proof for two hours at 30 °C heat and humidity (or 4 – 5 hours at room temperature).

    Bake Brioche at 163 °C for 25 minutes until lightly browned.

    Slice 2.5 cm thick brioche slices, lay on sheet tray.

    Lightly brush the baked brioche with a simple syrup.

    Pipe out approximately 50 grams of walnut cream on top of baked brioche slice.

    Bake brioche with walnut cream topping at 180 °C for 15 minutes until lightly browned.

    Sprinkle finished and cooled product with powdered sugar.

    Finished product can be sold as a frozen retail product and baked at home by consumer.