Baking a Brioche Without An Oven


Quynh Mai Thy Pham, Student Writer

Brioche bread is a delicious, greasy cake that is very suitable for family breakfast. However, if you buy it at the store, this cake is quite expensive since it is considered a “French patisserie”, so many people are wary and do not dare to buy it. If you have time, you can absolutely make this cake at home and save money but the taste is not inferior to the store. Here is a simple way to make brioche bread at home without an oven that can be applied right away


How to make Brioche at home with an air fryer

An air fryer is certainly familiar to kitchen lovers. This is a modern kitchen appliance that can replace frying pans, and ovens and still bring delicious flavors to dishes. If the kitchen has not been equipped with an oven, an air fryer can help you to make a homemade Brioche bread conveniently and the finished product is perfect.



  • All purposed flour
  • Dry yeast
  • Egg
  • Milk
  • Unsalted butter
  • Spices: salt, white sugar, orange blossom essential oil
  • Water


– Mix 1 teaspoon of yeast with a small bowl of warm water with a temperature of 110 degrees F and let it brew until the glaze of yeast floats on the surface

– Cake batter includes 2¼ cups all-purpose flour, 2 oz of fresh milk, 1 whole egg, ¼ cup of butter, essential oil, and sugar to taste according to family taste, then knead the dough until the dough is smooth and no longer sticky hand.

– Cover the bowl with food film or thin cloth and let the dough rise for about 45 minutes, depending on room temperature, for the dough to double in size.

– Divide the dough into 3 equal parts and shape it into long cylinders. Braid them together and arrange them on a baking tray. You should cover the dough with a little bit of butter before putting it in the pan so that when it is done baking, it will not stick to the cake.

– Preheat the air fryer to 320 degrees F for about 4 minutes. After the pot is hot, put the cakes in and bake at 20 degrees F for 5 minutes. Turn the cake to cook evenly and bake for another 5 minutes to complete.
















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