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The month of January has only just started and are you already tired of the galette des rois? Don’t panic, if you want to celebrate Epiphany without having to eat a king cake, we have a solution for you. We offer you a recipe for brioche des rois approved by 750g readers. In the brioche des rois, the frangipane gives way to candied fruits, orange blossom or citrus zest according to your desires. This gives you the freedom to cook what you like. The only downside to this dessert is that it takes time to prepare since the dough needs to rise. You must therefore plan in advance if you wish to serve a homemade brioche des rois to your guests. Here are the steps to follow.
Brioche des rois is a specialty of the south of France since it is especially in this region that it is favored over galette des rois. The crown shape given to the brioche is reminiscent of that of the three wise men while candied fruit would refer to the precious stones present on it.