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Quick and Easy Croissants Recipe

Quick and Easy Croissants Recipe
A couple of weeks ago I tried my hand at making croissants!
I love croissants and I suggest you give it a try. The dough recipe is amazing to work with and even though it was the first time for me, worked out great! It was awesome to see the finished product. I never thought I could make my own croissants so I’m sure anyone can do it if I can. I’m so proud of this recipe and I hope you give it a try.

Homemade croissants

Quick and Easy Croissants Recipe

Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Yield: 36 rolls
Ingredients

  • 1 package yeast ( 2&1/4 teaspoon)
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup lukewarm milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/3 cups flour, about
  • 1 cup real butter
  • 1 egg white ( beaten until frothy)

Directions

  1. Proof the yeast in the warm water and set aside.
  2. Beat egg yolks,stir in warm milk,sugar,salt, yeast mixture,and 2/3cup of the flour.
  3. Beat until smooth and set aside.
  4. Cut butter into remaining flour until particles are the size of LARGE PEAS.
  5. Pour in yeast mixture.
  6. Mix lightly with a spatula just until flour is moistened.
  7. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 3 days.
  8. IT MUST BE COLD.
  9. Turn out onto a floured board and knead lightly.
  10. Divide into thirds.
  11. Roll each into 16 inch diameter circle and cut into 12 pie shaped wedges.
  12. Roll wedges starting at the wide end.
  13. Place point side down on a greased baking sheet.
  14. Cover with towel and let rise at room temperature until doubled.
  15. Brush each with beaten egg white.
  16. Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 20 minutes.
  17. Serve warm or re-heat in low oven– not micriwave.
  18. Makes 36 small, but you can make as big as you want.
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