Easy Croissants

READY IN: 6hrs 45mins
Top Review by LuuvBunny

These are quite tasty but not quite as light and fluffy as I thought they would be.But none the less there will be none thrown away!The salt was listed as an ingredient but omitted in the directions so I just added it in with step # 6. I'm looking forward to having these with some jam spread on them...mmmm.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir warm milk and sugar together.
  2. Add yeast. Let stand 10 minutes.
  3. Stir well.
  4. Add flour; beat well.
  5. Add milk, sugar and egg.
  6. Beat until smooth.
  7. Add butter; beat and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, place the 4 cups of flour and the chilled butter.
  8. Cut butter into flour until pieces are the size of beans (not too small). Pour the liquid batter into the flour mixture; stir until moistened.Cover the bowl with plastic wrap.
  9. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Remove from refrigerator.
  10. Press into a compact ball on a floured board and divide into 4 parts.
  11. Roll each into a circle 12" or 16".Cut each circle into 6 or 8 pie-shaped wedges.
  12. For each croissant roll a wedge towards the point.Shape into a crescent and place on ungreased baking sheet. Let rise at room temperature until doubled.(May take 2 hours or more). Brush each with egg beaten with cold water.
  13. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  14. Place croissants in oven.
  15. Lower temperature to 350 F and bake for 15 - 20 minutes until golden.

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