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Saffron traditional swiss brioche

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Temps de repos2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 4 people


  • 10 gr fresh baker's yeast
  • 2.5 dl warm milk
  • 60 gr sugar
  • 500 gr flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 50 gr butter diced
  • 60 mg saffron powder
  • 1 egg yolk


  • In a saucepan, heat the milk a little.
  • Mix the yeast in the barely heated milk.
  • Pour the sugar into the pan and mix until it melts.
  • In the bowl of the food processor, pour the flour, salt, butter, saffron, milk and knead until a smooth dough is obtained.
  • Let stand for 2 hours at room temperature after covering with a damp cloth.
  • Form a ball then place on a plate covered with parchment paper.
  • Let sit for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
  • Brush with the egg yolk mixed with 2 tsp. of water.
  • Grid using a knife. Make deep incisions.
  • Bake for 40 minutes.