Recipe courtesy of L'Arte Del Gelato
Total:
28 hr
Active:
30 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 1 package yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons sea salt
  • 4 1/2 cups organic flour, plus more as necessary
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter (best quality possible!), plus more for greasing baking sheet, at room temperature
  • Heavy cream, for basting
  • Your favorite gelato flavors, for serving

Directions

Mix together the yeast and water in a large bowl. Add in the sugar, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes. Beat in the eggs one at a time until a bit frothy. Gently beat in the salt and flour, a cup at a time, mixing well. Transfer to a greased bowl, cover the dough and refrigerate for 24 hours. 

Bring the dough back to room temperature. Meanwhile, prepare a baking sheet for baking with a thick coat of butter, or use parchment paper or a silicone mat if you prefer. 

When the dough is warm and soft, put it in the bowl of an electric mixer and start to add the softened butter in pieces. Add a bit of flour if it becomes too wet or sticky. It needs to form a dough ball. 

Put the dough on a lightly floured surface and separate in halves until you have 12 pieces patted into brioche shapes. Place onto the prepared pan. Cover with a warm cloth or leave in a warm place to rise for 2 or more hours. 

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 

Bake long enough for the rolls to rise, about 20 minutes. Then baste with heavy cream and finish baking until brown, another 10 minutes. 

Cool and cut in half. 

Place up to 2 flavors of gelato inside the halved brioche for the perfect gelato sandwich!

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Pate Baguette Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder

BBQ Bologna Sandwich

Elvis Presley's Fried Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

Biscotti-Gelato Sandwiches and Espresso

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Brioche Gelato Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Chocolate Gelato

Gelato Affogato

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped

7:30am | 6:30c

Unwrapped

8am | 7c

Unwrapped

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Donut Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Donut Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Sugar Showdown

12pm | 11c

Sugar Showdown

12:30pm | 11:30c
1pm | 12c
3pm | 2c
4pm | 3c

Cake Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Dinner at Tiffani's

8pm | 7c

Tia Mowry at Home

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped

10pm | 9c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Tia Mowry at Home

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

1am | 12c

Unwrapped 2.0

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2am | 1c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c