A piece of fluffy brioche Santa with jam.

Brioche Santa

6070 Min

Fluffy brioche dough, cleverly shaped and creatively decorated: Brioche Santas are not only fun for the little ones, but also for the grown-ups. Thanks to the delicate sweetness of our bourbon vanilla sugar, we are sure that Santa will visit you several times a year for a bite of this delicacy.

Ingredients 8 Portions

  • 200 gMilk
  • 30 gYeast, fresh
  • 500 gWheat flour
  • 60 gSugar, granulated
  • 3 pcs.Egg yolks
  • 8 gRum
  • 8 gSalt
  • 55 gButter
  • 8 gBourbon Vanilla Sugar
  • For the Decoration

    • 1 pc.Egg white for brushing
    • Raisins, poppy seeds, decorative sugar as desired


  1. 1

    For the dough, first beat the egg yolk. Then whisk in the milk, sugar, bourbon vanilla sugar, and rum. Now crumble and dissolve the yeast. Then add the flour and salt.

  2. 2

    Knead into a smooth dough with the room temperature butter, cover and leave to prove for about 30 minutes.

  3. 3

    Preheat the oven to 180 °C on the convection setting.

  4. 4

    Divide the dough into 12 pieces and use eight to form drops. Use two more pieces to form 16 small balls and from the remaining two pieces, form long strands and twist them.

  5. 5

    Now all parts can be assembled. Brush the finished Santa with egg white and decorate with poppy seeds, raisins and decorative sugar as desired.

  6. 6

    Bake the Brioche-Santas in the preheated oven at 180 °C for about 25 minutes until golden.

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