Sweet Ricotta Brioche Rolls

Sweet Ricotta Brioche Rolls.

Sweet Ricotta Brioche Rolls


For 1 Batch(es)

For the Rolls:

  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • one packet active dry yeast
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 3 1/4 cups all purpose or 00 flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup whole milk ricotta
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 packets Vanillina powder or teaspoons vanilla extract
  • olive oil for coating the bowl


  1. Yield: 15 rolls
  2. Get the ingredients you need for this recipe HERE!
  3. Get the Pearl Sugar HERE!
  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  5. In a small sauce pan over low heat, warm the milk and butter until melted. Cool till the mixture is lukewarm. Pour into a small bowl and stir the yeast and 1 teaspoon of granulated sugar. Let stand until the mixture bubbles, about 10 minutes.
  6. In a large bowl, combine the flour remaining granulated sugar, and salt. Whisk to combine. Make a well in the dry ingredients and slowly pour the milk mixture into it, gently stirring.
  7. Add the eggs, ricotta and extract. Mix with your hands until a dough begins to come together. Generously flour a work surface and turn the dough out onto it. Knead the dough by hand until it is smooth and elastic. The dough should be soft and a little sticky. Shape the dough into a ball. Lightly coat a bowl with olive oil and place the dough ball in it.
    Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about one hour and 30 minutes.
  8. Generously flour a work surface and transfer the risen dough to it. Divide the dough into 15 pieces each weighing about 2.5 Oz  or 1/4 cup of dough each.
  9. Roll each piece into a 1 inch thick rope about 8 inches long. Roll the rope up into a pinwheel shape snd place it on the prepared baking sheet 3 inches apart.
  10. In a small bowl, beat the egg yolk with the milk and brush each roll with the mixture. Sprinkle with Pearl sugar.
  11. Cover the rolls with a clean kitchen towel and let rise for 15 minutes.
  12. Pre-heat oven to 350F.
  13. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the rolls are golden brown.
  14. *You can enjoy the rolls as they are, with jam or Nutella or with gelato!




Saturday, 10 April 2021
does this recipe need 3 eggs? 2 eggs for dough and 1 egg yolk mixed with how much milk? (direction #...
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