Brioche Scrolls with Cinnamon and Chocolate

Brioche Scrolls Recipe

Brioche Scrolls


  • 1 cup of warm milk
  • 1/2 cooking oil
  • 1/2 brown sugar
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1tbs instant yeast
  • pinch of baking soda
  • lemon zest
  • orange zest
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • flour

Brioche Filling

You need

  1. 2 tablespoons of cornflour
  2. 2 tablespoons of butter
  3. brown sugar
  4. 2 tablespoons of Oil
  5. Chocolate chips
  6. Cinnamon

Dough Preparation

Follow this method you don’t need a breadmaker.

  • In a large bowl, combine the milk, salt, oil, sugar, orange, and lemon zest and sprinkle 1 tablespoon of yeast over the top and stir to mix the ingredients together.
  • Add 1egg and baking soda and stir again.
  • Now, add flour gradually until you obtain a sticky smooth dough, don’t add too much flour otherwise, your brioche will be hard to form.
  • Add oil to the dough and try to work it with your hands for a few seconds.
  • Cover the dough and leave to rise for 40minutes in a warm place until doubled in size.
  • After 40 minutes, punch down the dough to release the gasses from the dough.
  • Put back the dough to rise for the second time for about 20 minutes.


  • Preheat oven to 180° C.
  • Prepare the filling: Combine 2 tablespoons of butter with 2 tablespoons of oil and 2 tablespoons of cornflour
  • Knockback the dough and knead it briefly and turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Cut the dough into 6 pieces and form balls.
  • Roll out each piece of dough with a rolling pin to form circles of 4mm.
  • Butter each circle with the filling (a combination of butter and oil).
  • Each time you form a circle put it on the top of the other circle until you finish all the 6 pieces layers, don’t butter the last piece of dough.
  • On a floured surface, roll out gently the layers of the dough to form a rectangle.
  • Brush the surface with the filling of butter and oil.
  • Combine cinnamon and brown sugar; sprinkle over the dough. Then sprinkle chocolate chips over the top.
  • Roll up dough tightly from the longer side to form a long scroll.
  • Cut the scroll into pieces and place them in a floured tray.
  • Cover the scrolls with a clean towel and set aside in a warm place for 10 minutes until the brioche scrolls are puffy.
  • After 10 minutes, brush the surface of each scroll with (1egg yolk+1 teaspoon of Nescafe and 1 tablespoon of milk).
  • Bake the brioche in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes until they are golden and brown.
  • When the brioche scrolls are ready to brush them with apple jam to get shiny brioche scrolls.
  • These brioche scrolls are best eaten the day they are made.
  • Enjoy your brioche scrolls with a nice coffee or chocolate milk.