🔎

My Basket ()

Can you substitute French bread for brioche?

I found a nice frittata recipe. It calls for brioche cut into chunks. I have French bread. Should this work ok?
And is slightly dry bread ok or does it need to be fresh?
Thanks!
Michelle

212
Answer »
Photo-1
Meatballs&Milkshakes added over 2 years ago

It should work fine, you may need to use an extra egg if it soaks up more than you expect though-- not sure what the recipe calls for.

Bigpan
bigpan added over 2 years ago

I would cut the crust off to make the bread softer.

Dscn2212

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added over 2 years ago

You'll be better off with stale bread, as it will result in a less mushy frittata. I'm sure your French bread will be just lovely. I tend not to remove crusts unless they're really tough. I like the more rustic texture.

No need to email me as additional
answers are added to this question.