Monday, October 22, 2012

Cinnamon swirl brioche bread

3 large eggs, room temperature
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup milk (70º to 80ºF)
3 tablespoons water (70º to 80ºF)
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups bread flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons bread machine yeast
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cinnamon
1 apple, peeled, cored and chopped into small cubes

Add first 8 ingredients (through yeast) to breadmachine and process on dough setting. When cycle is complete, transfer dough in a large oiled bowl and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.
Transfer refrigerated dough on flat surface and roll out to about an 18 x 24 inch rectangle. Brush with melted butter, spread with cinnamon sugar mixture and sprinkle apples. Roll up dough and place in buttered 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Let rest for 2 hours or until doubled in size. 
Bake the loaf in a preheated 350F oven until golden brown on top, about 30-40 minutes.

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