550 g flour

80 g caster sugar

1 teaspoon of salt

2 eggs

25 g baking powder

2 packets of vanilla sugar

25 cl of warm milk

150 g of butter

For the chocolate dough :

3 tablespoons of cocoa powder

For the ganache:

100 g dark chocolate

3 tbsp. fresh cream

For the decoration:

Granulated sugar

Chocolate chips, sprinkles and candies


1* In a small bowl, place the yeast, a little caster sugar and warm water.

2* Let stand a few minutes.

3* In a large container, place the flour, salt, vanilla sugar, caster sugar, eggs and warm milk.

4* Work all the ingredients until you obtain a homogeneous and sticky dough.

5* Knead the dough, incorporating the butter as you go.

6* Take 1/3 of the dough and work it with the cocoa powder.

7* Cover the two doughs and let them rise.

8* Assemble the brioche as shown in the video.

9* Let the dough rise a second time.

10* Bake the brioche in a preheated oven at 180°C for about 35 to 40 minutes.

11* Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie and add the cream to obtain a nice ganache.

12* Let the brioche cool before unmolding it.

13* Decorate the brioche with the ganache, granulated sugar, vermicelli, chocolate chips and candies.

14* Good to know: the dough is very sticky, to facilitate its handling, use cocoa powder for the chocolate dough and flour for the white dough.

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