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This easy Croissants recipe will help you learn how to make Croissants.

Croissants Recipe

  • 4 cups Flour
  • 2 tsp Yeast, powdered
  • 1 cup Milk, lukewarm
  • 1 Egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup Butter, beaten to a soft consistency
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • Mix sugar into the milk and sprinkle yeast over it. Leave in a draught free place to froth.
  • Mix flour and salt. Add the milk and egg and knead to smooth dough.
  • Roll out the dough into 1" thickness. Spread small pieces of butter on 2/3 of dough.
  • Fold together into three layers, like folding a napkin, first the part without butter. Roll out and fold again. Repeat three or four times.
  • Leave in a cold place for 1/2 hour, between each rolling.
  • Roll and cut into square pieces.
  • Spread filling of your choice and roll from one corner, diagonally, towards the opposite corner.
  • Place on baking sheet and leave in cold place, to rise, for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Brush with egg white and bake in the oven, until golden brown.