Recipe Filled Brioche ‘Pain d’Epices’

Filled Brioche ‘Pain d’Epices’

An easy 1:1 ingredient swap for dairy.
No need to change the recipe or process.

Florent Cantaut

Chef at Sweets Consulting



Brioche Dough

  • 500 g Flour T45
  • 12,5 g Salt
  • 75 g Sugar
  • 20 g Fresh yeast
  • 300 g Whole eggs
  • 250 g Be Better Plant

Total weight; 1157,5g
Makes 20pcs


  • Knead together in the kitchen aid or kneader, flour, yeast,
    salt, sugar and eggs (make sure to keep the yeast separated
    from the yeast ).
  • Once obtained a dough incorporate little by little the cold
    Be Better Plant Butter in cubes.
  • Keep on kneading until obtained a smooth dough that
    contains a good glutinous web. Proof for 30min at room

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Try it yourself

Replace cow-butter 1:1 with Be Better plant-based butter and see for yourself how easy it can be to make high quality pastry that is better: for the planet, for your pocket and for your palate!

What chefs say about Be Better butter for pastry:

Jordi Bordas

Pastry World Cup Champion

Graham Hornigold

Smart Patisserie Founder

Daniel Nemeth

Seasons Bakery Owner

Johanna le pape

Sweet Arts World Champion

Teaming up with pastry chefs to Be Better

We come from the world of pastry and are passionate about offering a solution that truly works. That is why we’ve collaborated with pastry chefs all over the world who have meticulously tested Be Better plant-butter in a wide variety of pastry recipes. From cookies to cake. From brioche to butter creams. And that is why we know that choosing Be Better plant-butter for making pastry means a zero compromise on taste, quality and workability.

Let’s make sustainable pastry easy and enjoyable.

Ingredient list for Be Better plant-based butter alternative for pastry

Vegetable oils and fats (shea, organic coconut, rapeseed), water, emulsifiers: mono and diglycerides of fatty acids, sunflower lecithin, acid, citric acid,natural flavour.

Free from allergens (soy, palm, nuts, gmo, gluten, wheat, rye, barley, oat, spelt, kamut, crustaceans, egg, fish, milk, celery, mustard, sesame, lupin, molluscs).

GMO Free

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans