Baked brie in sweet dough


This sharer feast is a must for cheeselovers at Christmas.


For the herb butter

For the sweet dough

  • 500ml/18fl oz full-fat milk
  • 30g/1oz yeast or 2 x 7g sachets of fast-action yeast
  • 1kg/2lb 4oz strong bread flour
  • 120g/4½oz unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 80g/3oz caster sugar
  • 20g/¾oz salt
  • 4 large free-range eggs, plus 1 beaten egg for brushing

For the brie

To serve