Brioche Bread: A Weight Watchers Delight

Indulging in the delectable world of Brioche bread doesn’t have to be a guilty pleasure with this Weight Watchers-friendly version. Discover the joy of baking without compromising on flavor or your wellness journey. Follow this guide to create a lighter, yet equally delightful, Brioche bread that aligns with your Weight Watchers plan.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup warm skim milk (about 110°F)
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar substitute
  • 3 1/2 cups light all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 large eggs or egg substitute
  • 1 cup light butter, softened
  • 1 egg for egg wash (optional)
  • Cooking spray

Instructions:

1. Activate the Yeast: In a bowl, combine warm skim milk, active dry yeast, and a pinch of sugar substitute. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes until it becomes frothy, signifying the activation of the yeast.

2. Mix the Dough: In a large mixing bowl, combine the activated yeast mixture with the remaining sugar substitute, light all-purpose flour, salt, and eggs. Mix until the dough forms.

3. Incorporate the Butter: Gradually add the softened light butter to the dough, one tablespoon at a time. Knead until the butter is fully incorporated, creating a smooth and elastic dough. This process may take around 15-20 minutes.

4. First Rise: Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl, cover it, and let it rise in a warm place for 1-2 hours, or until it doubles in size.

5. Shape the Brioche: Once risen, gently deflate the dough and divide it into equal portions. Shape the portions into balls or place them in a Brioche pan for that classic shape.

6. Second Rise: Allow the shaped dough to rise for another 1-2 hours until it doubles in size. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) during this time.

7. Optional Egg Wash: For a golden sheen, whisk an egg and brush it over the shaped dough before baking.

8. Bake to Perfection: Bake the Brioche in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until it turns golden brown.

9. Cool and Enjoy: Allow the Brioche to cool on a wire rack before slicing. Revel in the satisfaction of creating a lighter, Weight Watchers-approved Brioche.

Brioche Tips and Variations:

  • Smart Butter Choices: Opt for a light, reduced-fat butter to keep the richness without the extra points.
  • Flavorful Twists: Enhance the flavor with extracts like vanilla or zest of citrus fruits for a delightful twist.
  • Portion Control: Enjoy your Weight Watchers Brioche in moderation, savoring each bite mindfully.

Conclusion:

Baking Brioche bread can be both a culinary adventure and a part of your wellness journey. This Weight Watchers adaptation lets you relish the magic of Brioche without compromising your points. As the aroma fills your kitchen and the golden loaves emerge from the oven, you’ll appreciate the balance of indulgence and healthy choices. Treat yourself to a slice of this Weight Watchers Brioche, knowing that you’ve created a masterpiece that aligns with your wellness goals.

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Welcome! I’m Anosh the owner and founder of Low Carb Diet World. I created this website back in 2013 as a way to save keto-low carb recipes and share them with others.