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Plant-Based Olive Oil Brioche Buns

Brioche made with olive oil and plant-based milk.
For 10 small brioche buns of 2.6 oz / 75 g each or 6 burger buns of 4.5 oz / 130 g each.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Proofing time3 hrs
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Brioche, Olive oil, Plant based
Servings: 6 people


  • 1 cup plant-based milk 250 ml - luck warm
  • 1 small tbsp instant dry yeast 10 g - or 20 g fresh yeast
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 380 g
  • ¼ cup sugar 60 g
  • 1 tsp salt 5 g
  • ¼ cup + 1 tbsp olive oil 70 ml
  • pearl sugar, herbs, sea salt flakes... to sprinkle


  • Put all the ingredients, apart from the olive oil, in the bowl of your stand mixer and start mixing on first speed with the hook.
    When roughly combined (after 1 minute), slowly pour in the olive oil. Keep mixing on first speed for 3 more minutes.
    Knead the dough on second speed for 10 more minutes, scraping it from the sides of the bowl and the hook when needed.
    Put the brioche dough in a lightly oiled bowl. Proof for 30 minutes, punch down to degas, fold and shape quickly, refrigerate overnight.
    brioche dough before proofing
  • Divide the dough (10 small brioche buns of 2.6 oz / 75 g each or 6 burger buns of 4.5 oz / 130 g each) and quickly fold into balls. Cover for about 10 minutes.
    Vegan brioche dough pre-shape as balls
  • Shape the dough into 5 inches - 13 cm long buns (or into balls), place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Cover and proof at room temperature for 1h to 1h30.
    Vegan brioche ropes on a baking tray
  • About 15 minutes before baking, preheat the oven to 325°F - 160°C.
    When the oven is ready, brush the brioche with plant-based milk and sprinkle with pearl sugar, herbs, sea salt flakes... Cut with scissors, a blade or a knife.
    Vegan brioche rope, brushed with plant-based milk and sprinkled with pearl sugar
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
    You can brush sweet brioche buns with simple syrup for a glossy look.
    Allow to cool down on a cooling rack.
    Vegan brioches on a cooling rack