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Rose + Pistachio Brioche Doughnuts
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15 INGREDIENTS • 23 STEPS • 15HRS

Rose + Pistachio Brioche Doughnuts

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The method for making these is very similar to that of brioche, where you only begin adding soft butter after you’ve made the dough. After rolling and cutting doughnuts, you prove overnight in the fridge and then bring back up to room temperate before frying. Dense and delicious!
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The method for making these is very similar to that of brioche, where you only begin adding soft butter after you’ve made the dough. After rolling and cutting doughnuts, you prove overnight in the fridge and then bring back up to room temperate before frying. Dense and delicious!
15HRS
Total Time
$0.93
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Milk
3/4 cup
Rose Bud Tea
1/4 cup
Rose Bud Tea
Granulated Sugar
3 Tbsp
Active Dry Yeast
1/2 Tbsp
Active Dry Yeast
Egg
1
Egg
plus 1 yolk
Honey
2 Tbsp
Salt
1 tsp
Vegetable Oil
as needed
Vegetable Oil
about 6 cups, for frying
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Water
1/4 cup
Water
Rose Water
1/2 tsp
Rose Water
Edible Dried Rose Petals
to taste
Edible Dried Rose Petals
Shelled Unsalted Pistachios
to taste
Shelled Unsalted Pistachios
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1765
Fat
176.1 g
Protein
6.0 g
Carbs
54.6 g
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step 1
Place Milk (3/4 cup) and Rose Bud Tea (1/4 cup) in a saucepan. Gently bring to a boil over a medium heat and immediately turn off. Allow to steep for 10 minutes.
step 1 Place Milk (3/4 cup) and Rose Bud Tea (1/4 cup) in a saucepan. Gently bring to a boil over a medium heat and immediately turn off. Allow to steep for 10 minutes.
step 2
Strain milk into the stand-mixer bowl, making sure it's still around 115 degrees F (45 degrees C). Add Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp).
step 2 Strain milk into the stand-mixer bowl, making sure it's still around 115 degrees F (45 degrees C). Add Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp).
step 3
Sprinkle over the Active Dry Yeast (1/2 Tbsp) and gently stir. Set aside and allow the yeast to activate, around 5 to 10 minutes.
step 3 Sprinkle over the Active Dry Yeast (1/2 Tbsp) and gently stir. Set aside and allow the yeast to activate, around 5 to 10 minutes.
step 4
You'll know when the yeast is activated when it has foamed up and began to smell yeasty.
step 4 You'll know when the yeast is activated when it has foamed up and began to smell yeasty.
step 5
Add the whole Egg (1) and egg yolk, Honey (2 Tbsp), Salt (1 tsp) and remaining Granulated Sugar (2 Tbsp). Stir gently to just combine.
step 5 Add the whole Egg (1) and egg yolk, Honey (2 Tbsp), Salt (1 tsp) and remaining Granulated Sugar (2 Tbsp). Stir gently to just combine.
step 6
Add the All-Purpose Flour (2 3/4 cups) and knead on a medium-high speed, in the stand-mixer with the dough hook attached.
step 6 Add the All-Purpose Flour (2 3/4 cups) and knead on a medium-high speed, in the stand-mixer with the dough hook attached.
step 7
Knead until the dough comes together and doesn't stick to the side of the bowl anymore. This should take about 5 minutes.
step 7 Knead until the dough comes together and doesn't stick to the side of the bowl anymore. This should take about 5 minutes.
step 8
Begin adding the softened Unsalted Butter (1/4 cup) in small pieces at a time, until it's all incorporated.
step 8 Begin adding the softened Unsalted Butter (1/4 cup) in small pieces at a time, until it's all incorporated.
step 9
Turn the dough out on to a lightly-floured surface and knead with your hands until the dough is completely smooth. Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
step 9 Turn the dough out on to a lightly-floured surface and knead with your hands until the dough is completely smooth. Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
step 10
Set aside in a warm place for about 2 hours until the dough has doubled in size.
step 10 Set aside in a warm place for about 2 hours until the dough has doubled in size.
step 11
Remove the dough from the bowl and knead gently for about a minute.
step 11 Remove the dough from the bowl and knead gently for about a minute.
step 12
Roll out the dough until it's about 1.5-cm or 1/2-inch thick.
step 12 Roll out the dough until it's about 1.5-cm or 1/2-inch thick.
step 13
Using a doughnut cutter or round cookie cutter, cut out doughnuts and place on a lined baking tray. If you have any leftover dough, re-roll and continue cutting if need be.
step 13 Using a doughnut cutter or round cookie cutter, cut out doughnuts and place on a lined baking tray. If you have any leftover dough, re-roll and continue cutting if need be.
step 14
Cover the tray with a tea towel and place in the fridge for a few hours, ideally overnight.
step 14 Cover the tray with a tea towel and place in the fridge for a few hours, ideally overnight.
step 15
Remove from the fridge and allow doughnuts to come back up to room temperature.
step 15 Remove from the fridge and allow doughnuts to come back up to room temperature.
step 16
In the meantime, fill a deep heavy pot fitted with a thermometer with Vegetable Oil (as needed) and bring up to 330 degrees F (165 degrees C).
step 16 In the meantime, fill a deep heavy pot fitted with a thermometer with Vegetable Oil (as needed) and bring up to 330 degrees F (165 degrees C).
step 17
Carefully fry around 3-4 doughnuts at a time, making sure you don’t crowd the pot as this will mess with the temperate of the oil. Cook for around 2 minutes on each side, until a deep golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool.
step 17 Carefully fry around 3-4 doughnuts at a time, making sure you don’t crowd the pot as this will mess with the temperate of the oil. Cook for around 2 minutes on each side, until a deep golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool.
step 18
While doughnuts are cooling, make the glaze by placing the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup) in a bowl.
step 18 While doughnuts are cooling, make the glaze by placing the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup) in a bowl.
step 19
Slowly add Water (1/4 cup) and mix until you get a smooth, thick glaze. Add the Rose Water (1/2 tsp) and mix to combine.
step 19 Slowly add Water (1/4 cup) and mix until you get a smooth, thick glaze. Add the Rose Water (1/2 tsp) and mix to combine.
step 20
Roughly chop the Shelled Unsalted Pistachios (to taste).
step 20 Roughly chop the Shelled Unsalted Pistachios (to taste).
step 21
Crumble the Edible Dried Rose Petals (to taste) into smaller pieces.
step 21 Crumble the Edible Dried Rose Petals (to taste) into smaller pieces.
step 22
Dip one side of each doughnut into the glaze, topping with dried rose petals and unsalted shelled pistachios.
step 22 Dip one side of each doughnut into the glaze, topping with dried rose petals and unsalted shelled pistachios.
step 23
Place on a cooling rack and allow the glaze to set for a few minutes.
step 23 Place on a cooling rack and allow the glaze to set for a few minutes.
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American
Comfort Food
Shellfish-Free
French
Vegetarian
Dessert
Mother's Day
Spring
Middle Eastern
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