- a light, sweet bun or roll made with eggs, yeast, and butter.
Origin of brioche
Examples from the Web for brioche
A simple combination of brioche, thinly sliced onion, mayonnaise and parsley, it proves irresistible at cocktail parties.My Dinners With James Beard
November 3, 2009
Mme. Lemercier came into the room with a cup of coffee and a brioche.We Two
Then divide your brioche in pieces three inches long and an inch wide.French Dishes for American Tables
Some recipes for Brioche say that the ball of paste should be light enough to float.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book
But you will see no hope beyond the brioche and the English tea.A Journal of Impressions in Belgium
The longer it is beaten the better, and the lighter the brioche will be.
- a soft roll or loaf made from a very light yeast dough, sometimes mixed with currants
Word Origin and History for brioche
enriched type of French bread, 1826, from French brioche (15c.), from brier "to knead the dough," Norman form of broyer "to grind, pound," from West Germanic *brekan "to break" (see break (v.)).