Corona de Brioche: what it is and how to prepare it (recipe)
Ana Dávila (@ agd1ta on twitter) is an expert at cooking in the oven. He has previously collaborated on Comedera.Com. On this occasion he wrote a recipe for Corona de Brioche.
What is brioche? It is a type of sweet bread that has its origin in France in the Middle Ages.
Although its preparation is like that of a bread, the extra ration of eggs and butter are which give it its characteristic touch.
The brioche is usually used as a dessert or companion for tea or coffee. However, there are many variations, some of them salty.
The Brioche crown recipe that you will read next is sweet and has a pastry cream filled with coffee. It's a bit long, but the result is great.
Recipe to make Corona de Brioche
Preparation of pastry cream:
- In a stainless steel pot we put the milk and dissolve the instant coffee out of the fire.
- Apart from whitening the eggs with a part of the sugar and then the starch is added.
- We heat the milk and temper the eggs (we put the hot milk in the container where we have the eggs and the starch shakes and continue beating). We return all this to the pot, beating vigorously to avoid lumps forming in our pastry cream.