Hello Friends, Today am so delighted to share with you all an interesting guest post from my dear Blogger friend + Sister Priya Suresh who blogs at Priya's Versatile. When I asked her for a guest post she immediately accepted without a second thought and sent the recipe within one day, I should really thank her for this. Thanks a lot Sis!! First time I met her in Bloggers Meet that held in London,she is very energetic,very friendly and down to earth. Without a doubt, She is role model for all the aspiring bloggers. She posted more than 2500 recipes and she encourages all the newbies in food blogging. I am very happy to crown priya as “Sachin of Food blogs”.
Over to priya sis :)
Am Priya suresh blogging at Priya's Versatile Recipes, its been almost 4 years am blogging and thanks to Saranya for asking me a guest post.Blogging is a virtual world and we cross a daily a number of virtual friends, but some have their important place in our life. Even its a virtual world, some of my blogger buddies proved that this virtual friendship may create a wonderful bond beyond blogging. Saranya is one among those buddies aka my sister who is a wonderful person,very calm and charming gal i met personally in my life. Before few months, we dont know each other. The bridge between us is Priya of Cook Like Priya, she introduced me Saranya and met her during my weekend trip to London. We spend together a whole day at Blogger's Buzz Meet and am very happy to meet her,
Saranya's blog is a beautiful place where she shares our traditional foods,beautiful bakes and many more interesting foods. Trust me,she is a wonderful baker too, you will be surprised to see her anniversary cake she baked for her marriage anniversary.It was a mindblowing black forest cake and she simply rocked. Am proud to do this guest post for a down to earth and affectionate blogger. I know when saranya asked me a guest post, i really want to make her a beautiful bread, brioche is one of our family favourite bread, before i'll get them often from stores. Now i competely avoiding and bake myself, so that i can mix and match the shape and flavour of the brioche as my mind goes for. This is how i prepared this double colour swirl brioche with vanilla flavoured dough and chocolate flavoured dough.Hope you all will enjoy this amazing and very attractive bread.
Vanilla-choco Swirl Brioche:
3cups Bread flour or all purpose flour
1tsp Active dry yeast
1/2cup Milk (luke warm)
1nos Egg yolks
1/4cup Sugar +1tsp Sugar
1tsp Vanilla extract
1no egg yolk+1tsp Milk (for brushing)
2tbsp Dutch processed cocao powder
Few sugar pearls
Mix the yeast,a teaspoon of sugar and salt to the luke warm milk, keep aside until the yeast turns foamy.
Meanwhile take the flour,egg yolks,sugar in a large bowl, add gradually the foamy yeast,vanilla extract and turn everything as a soft dough, now add the butter and knead everything for 10minutes.
Divide the dough as a two equal balls. Take a ball, add the cocao powder and knead well until the cocao powder gets well mixed.
Arrange the doughs in a two bowls covered with a towel,keep aside for atleast for 2hours until they double their volume.
Knead the dough again for few minutes.
Roll the balls are two rectangles, place the cocao dough over the vanilla dough.
Roll them tightly as a log, slice the logs are 10-11medium slices and arrange them in the greased round pan.
Keep the moulds in warm place for half an hour.
Preheat the oven to 350F.
Mix the egg yolk with milk for brushing together, now brush the uncooked brioche generously,springle the sugar pearls on the top of the brioche.
Bake them for 25-30minutes until the crust turns golden brown.
Cool it completely on a wire rack.