Croissants

1
Linda P

By
@momtooo

Nothing like homemade.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
32
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg
    1/4 oz ea. active dry yeast
  • 1 c
    warm water (110 to 115 degrees)
  • 1 1/4 c
    butter, divided
  • 5 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    evaporated milk
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    water
  • 1 tsp
    salt

How to Make Croissants

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large mixing bowl, disolve yeast in warm water. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Melt 1/4c butter, set a side.
  3. Combine 1 cup flour, sugar, salt and add to yeast mixture. Add the evaporated milk, 1 egg, and melted butter; beat until smooth.
  4. Place in remaining flourin a large bowl, cut in remaining butter until crumbly, add yeast mixture, mix well.
  5. Do not knead. Cover and refrigerate over night.
  6. Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface, knead about 5 or 6 times.
  7. Divide dough into four pieces. Roll each piece into a 16" round circle, cut each circle into 8 wedges. Roll up wedges from the wide end and put point side down.
  8. Place 3" apart on ungreased baking sheets. Curve ends to form a crescent shape. Cover and let rise in a warm place for one hour.
  9. Beat water and remaining egg, brush over rolls. Bake at 325 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.

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Course/Dish: Other Breads



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