A croissant is a buttery flaky French bread roll which can be made with or without a filling. It's slightly tedious to make but undoubtedly worth it!
- Total Cook Time3 hrs 15 mins
- Prep Time 15 mins
- Cook Time3 hrs
Ingredients of Croissants
- Oven temp: 190 C- 375 F
- 4 cups flour (maida)
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 Tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp yeast - powdered
- 1 cup milk - luke warm
- 1 egg-slightly beaten
- 1 cup butter-beaten to a soft consistency (like the dough)
How to Make CroissantsHideShow Media
Mix sugar into the milk and sprinkle yeast over it.
Leave in a draught free place to froth. (Till it doubles, for about 20 minutes)
Mix flour and salt.
Add the milk and egg and knead to a smooth dough.
Roll out the dough into 1 inch 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.