Homemade Tasty Croissant Recipe to make for a breakfast or snack that are so flaky and buttery and not a difficult recipe to make.
Homemade Tasty Croissant Recipe
A scrumptious breakfast or snack to make with so many fillings. Warm and flaky and buttery is the what you can get with this recipe.
These croissants are popular for breakfasts with some scrambled egg or jam and cheese. Make a great snack or appetizer when made a little smaller. (mini)
Great choice for a special breakfast for Valentines day or Fathers or Mothers day Breakfast.
Adding the dry ingredients together then the butter and milk and mixing to a stiff dough.
After the dough has chilled roll out then fold a few times.
Cutting out the triangle shapes to roll the croissants.
Rolling the croissants from widest side to smallest to form their shape.
Once the cutting and rolling is done then covering to proof until risen to double the size. Then bakes until golden brown flaky and puffed, just like a great croissant should be. Yummy
What to eat with croissants.
Warm fresh croissants are yummy just as they are as they are nice and buttery. But you can spread them with a small bit of butter, jam and cheese or lemon curd or other curds.
If you would like to roll them with some small pieces of chocolate on the large side. Or either spread on some chocolate spread that has some nuts in. Use layer them with ham and cheese before rolling.
The croissant roll can be cut and filled with a salad or cold meats of choice.
How do you keep croissants.
Keep in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to a week. Then their shelf life can last for up to 10 days to two weeks this way.
Warm up by slightly brushing some liquid on them and placing in a warm oven for a minute or two until warm. (or microwave.)
WHAT IS A CROISSANT.
Croissants are a classic French pastry, rolled and shaped into a crescent.
Do they taste good? Oh yes they are so flaky and buttery you will not have to place any filling inside or on top.
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Homemade Tasty Croissant Recipe
Homemade Tasty Croissant Recipe to make for a breakfast or snack that are so flaky and buttery and not a difficult recipe to make
- Prep Time: 40 min
- Cook Time: 20 min
- Total Time: rest time 4 hrs Total 5 hrs
- Yield: 15
- Method: Baking
4 Cups of all purpose Flour
1/3 Cup of sugar(granulated)
4 teaspoons of active dry yeast
2 1/4 teaspoons of Himalayan salt (kosher)
1 Cup of Milk
1 large egg Beaten (for coating the croissants)
In a large bowl place all the dry ingredients in and whisk together to mix them well. (flour, sugar, yeast and salt)
With the butter cut or slice pieces into about 1/8 inch pieces and add to the flour mixture. Toss and coat with flour.
Add the milk and stir all together until a stiff dough is formed. Then wrap the dough in cling wrap tightly and chill in fridge for about an hour.
On a lightly floured surface role out the dough with a roller to long rectangular shape. (to form croissants)
Fold it into thirds like you do a letter and then turn 90 Deg. Do this 4 – 6 times over. Until the dough shows streaks of butter in it. But it must be smooth and flat. (the butter must not feel soft, otherwise you must chill it in the fridge again.
Wrap tightly and chill for another hour.
Cut the dough in half and roll out again in 1/8 inch long rectangular pieces. (about 10 inch. wide and 22 inch long) Do this for both the dough balls.
Cut the dough into triangles with the width of the longest side being about 5 inch. Notch the wide end of the triangle with 1/2 inch cut. Then roll the croissant from the wide side to the narrow side and tuck the point under to croissant. Do this with all the dough triangles.
Place the rolled croissants on a grease proof or lined paper on a baking sheet and wrap loosely with cling wrap or plastic and allow to proof (rise double in size) which will take about 1-2 hours.
Preheat the oven to 375 Deg. F (190 Deg. C)
Brush the croissants with the egg mixture. Bake for about 15 – 20 minutes until golden brown and puffed and flaky.
Use bought puff pastry if prefered.
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