Pretty in Pink Praline Brioche à la Praline Recipe
Brioche à la Praline is a sweet treat from the gourmet city of Lyon. This variation of the recipe comes from the Mirabeau Wine kitchen it’s festive, perfect for guests or for that special someone. Don’t forget the rosé!
Pink Pralines are pink sugar-coated almonds, and a specialty from the city of Lyon, also known as the French capital of gastronomy. These caramelised almonds can be eaten as they are or used in desserts.
The most famous one being the Pink Praline Tart or “Tarte aux pralines roses”, a crunchy and gooey sweet creation!
Pink Praline Brioche à la Praline
This sweet bread has a crusty exterior yet is soft on the interior, and the pink pralines add the Lyonnaise touch.
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- 250g (1 cup) Flour
- 125g (1/2 cup) Cold unsalted butterdiced
- 2 Eggs
- 1 Egg Yolk
- 60g (1/4 cup) Lukewarm Milk
- 25g (1.5 tbsp) Sugar
- 5g (1 package) dried active yeastbaker’s yeast
- 2tbsp (heaped) Crème fraicheor Greek Yogurt
- 1tbsp orange blossom wateroptional
- 200-250g (3/4-1 cup) Pink Pralinescrushed
- a pinch of Salt
Lyon Road Trip
Even the most devoted Provencal foodies can be tempted to leave behind ratatouille and bouillabaisse for a trip up the Rhône River to France’s capital of gastronomy — Lyon. As France’s third largest city (after Paris and Marseille) Lyon has a lot to offer its visitors. From the traces of Roman inhabitants to modern street art, Lyon’s museums, parks, art and architecture offer a broad range of entertainment. However, many visit Lyon for its food first with the cultural alternatives as distractions between meals. Read more here: Provence Getaway: Why take a Road (Train or Boat) Trip to Lyon.