French Raspberry Brioche Recipe

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This decadent, rich and buttery brioche brunch recipe will tantalise your taste buds. Consisting of egg and butter, brioche bun serves as an indulgent accompaniment to sweet raspberry coulis. Streaky bacon acts as the ‘brunch’ element, which, having been (deliciously) caramelised in the oven, compliments the sweetness of the coulis-coated bun. Add vanilla-mascarpone to this and you have mouth-watering, perfectly balanced flavours all in one bite. Schweigen disclaimer - this recipe is not for the faint-hearted!

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Prep Time: 20 mins
Level: Beginner
Cooking Type: Fry, Simmer
Ideal for this: ST900/SP1600
Functions: Induction or Gas Cooktop; Oven: Fan Forced

Ingredients: 

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons caster sugar
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 Teaspoon vegetable oil for frying
  • 25 g butter for frying
  • 4 Brioche rolls, cut in half
  • 8 – 12 rashers streaky bacon, cut in half or thirds depending on size

For Coulis:

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 extra Tablespoon of caster sugar for raspberry Coulis
  • Icing Sugar for decorating

Method: 

  1. Place raspberries and 1 Tablespoon of caster sugar in small saucepan and cook on low heat until raspberries are soft. Puree the mixture until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh sieve to remove seeds. Cool.
  2. Heat oven at 160 C.
  3. In a large bowl whisk eggs, milk and remaining caster sugar.
  4. Heat a frying pan to medium and melt the oil and butter together.
  5. Place the Brioche Buns cut side down into the egg mixture. Leave for around 20 seconds, allowing them to soak up some of the liquid.
  6. Remove the Brioche from the mixture and place onto frying pan. Cook for a few minutes, or until golden brown. (Inside should be moist, but not wet) Keep warm in oven while the remainder of buns are cooked.
  7. In the meantime, fry bacon in another frying pan for approx. 5 mins or until crispy.
  8. Serve the French Brioche with a little raspberry coulis, extra berries, bacon and sprinkling of icing sugar.

Brioche, Bacon, Raspberry Recipe

Tips: 

Try folding your bacon on a skewer to give that expert feel to your dish, and some edible flowers to really give this dish that luxe feel.

For more variety try blueberries, strawberries and blackberries when in season.

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