Easy Homemade Desserts Rolls ( Cronuts)
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- 1 pkg
- (8 count) trader joe's frozen croissants
- for frying
- vegetable or grapeseed oil
- 1 c
- powdered sugar
- 1 large
- orange or lemon zest and juice
- 1 tsp
- vanilla paste or extract
2the croissants should already be roughly in a circle shape but if you want them perfect, gently shape the dough into an even round gently.
4Heat about 2 inches of oil in a heavy pot over high heat. When oil is shimmery, add a hole to test it. the croissant dough will cook and brown within 10 to 20 seconds when oil is hot enough.
7To fill: Poke 3 holes in the bottom (or just slice in 1/2 and fill , then put top back on--us a serrated knife) of each cronut with a chopstick and fill with the following custard using a pastry bag with a small plain nozzle.. then glaze;
1 cup milk
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup heavy cream,whipped
Heat the milk and vanilla until just below boiling point. Cream yolks, sugar and cornstarch then gradually pour in the hot milk while whisking. Return the mixture to the saucepan and cook, while stirring until thick. Place in a bowl, cover and allow ti cool completely before folding in the the whipped cream. Place the cream in a piping bag with a small plain nozzle. Fill the 3 holes you made.
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