brioche

noun
bri·​oche | \ brē-ˈōsh How to pronounce brioche (audio) , -ˈȯsh How to pronounce brioche (audio) \

Definition of brioche

: light slightly sweet bread made with a rich yeast dough

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Spread cheese mixture on one side of brioche slices. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Raspberry "Cheesecake" French Toast," 3 Aug. 2016 This is a sweet brioche style bread that symbolizes the resurrection of Christ. Fox News, "12 Easter dinner dishes for a super Sunday," 21 Mar. 2016 In a large bowl, gently fold in the vegetables, brioche cubes, and sage, then slowly add half the turkey broth. House Beautiful, "Miles Angelo's Brined Turkey, Herb-and-Mustard-Stuffed Legs, Gold Corn Brioche Dressing and Giblet Gravy," 1 Nov. 2012 Donut Monster has three basic styles of doughnut — old-fashioned, cake and yeast, a richer brioche-like dough — and builds its sweet flavors on those. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Donut Monster coming at you (pop-ups first, a store later)," 3 July 2018 First the brioche travels across the chute, pushed by a wooden block (and air pressure). Fortune, "The World's First Robot-Made Burger Is Here," 27 June 2017 Let stand for 5-10 minutes to allow the brioche to absorb the mixture. Fox News, "Gail Simmons' Holiday Desserts," 10 Dec. 2010 Photo: Aubrie Pick Once an order is placed, air pressure pushes a brioche roll from La Boulangerie, a local bakery, through a tube. Larissa Zimberoff, WSJ, "A Burger Joint Where Robots Make Your Food," 21 June 2018 Sprinkle matcha over poached eggs to intensify their savoriness, or cream butter with matcha and granulated sugar, then spread it over toasted brioche. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appetit, "What Is Matcha, the Powder Turning the World Green?," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of brioche

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brioche

French, from Middle French dialect, from brier to knead, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brehhan to break — more at break

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brioche

noun

English Language Learners Definition of brioche

: a light, sweet type of bread

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