Cinnamon & Blueberry Pumpkin Challah

As the title suggests – this is my creation of a blueberry and cinnamon pumpkin challah! I was slightly concerned when making this that the blueberries would be too wet and make the dough soggy – but by using blueberries sparingly they have not not had that dreaded effect. The bread is sweet but not […]

Sourdough marbled brioche

This is a braided sourdough brioche with marbled cocoa layers. This is similar to the recipe I adapted for the sourdough brioche couronne, except it has added sugar and some cocoa powder to get that marbling effect.  I have made this twice before – sadly the first time I made it I dropped it on the floor right after […]

Pumpkin filled challah

Inspired by my post last week, here is another filled challah bread. I’d brought back some tinned pumpkin back home after my trip to America, and had been waiting for the right time to bake with it. So here is the result! Pumpkin filled four-strand CHALLAH! This tastes sweet but not cloyingly so. You can […]

Braided Brioche & Brioche Crescents with Home-made Lemon Curd

                The brioche dough recipe was taken from here. It’s a Paul Hollywood recipe, of the GBBO. It turned out nicely and I’m very happy with it. I made 2 times the quantity so that I could make both the loaf and the lemon curd brioche crescents. You can […]