Brioche Buns

Brioche Buns

  • Preparation time

    2 hrs 30 mins
  • Cook time

    20 mins
  • Serves 6

Brioche Buns are on the menu with this easy baking recipe – and out of the oven in 20 minutes! Perfect on its own, but even more delectable when used as a burger or sandwich bun.

Dietary Information

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.


  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 2 Tbsp
  • Yeast - 2 tsp
  • 1 egg and 2 yolks
  • Butter, melted - 80 g
  • Flour - 2 1/2 cups
  • Salt - pinch


  • Egg, whisked with a fork - 1
  • Sesame seeds - 1 Tbsp


  1. In a small saucepan, warm the milk and sugar until lukewarm. Remove from the heat and sprinkle over the yeast leaving it to sit for 10 minutes or until frothy. Stir through the eggs and melted butter.

  2. Into a large bowl add the flour and salt. Pour in the yeast mixture and stir to combine. Place dough onto the lightly floured bench and knead for 10 minutes.

  3. Place dough into a lightly greased bowl, cover and put in a warm place for 2 hours or until doubled in size.

  4. Remove the dough and knead for 2 minutes on the bench, then roll into six even sized buns. Place onto a lined oven tray leaving in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled in size again.

  5. Preheat an oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced)

  6. Brush the tops of the brioche with egg and sprinkle with seeds before baking for 20 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

PER SERVE • Energy 1542.Kj • Protein 7.2g • Total Fat 22.4g • Saturated Fat 13g • Carbohydrates 34g • Sugars 5.9g • Sodium 36.2mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation