brioche dough vs. kolache dough

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Hello everyone,

​I'm trying to figure out if brioche dough is the same as kolache dough, they taste very similar.

Thanks
 
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Welcome to Cheftalk texbaker...........

Yes I can understand why the two taste similar. There is a slight difference in the recipes though.

Brioche and Kolache are both yeast raised doughs.  

Brioche has a higher butter content. The water in the butter steams while baking creating a flaky and light crust.

While Kolache is used more as a dessert in the form of cookies that are fruit filled, Brioche is more of a breakfast bread or afternoon tea.
 
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