These homemade butter croissants they are really delicious. Since the dough needs several lifting times, it can take time to make, but you just have to be a little patient because the result of these croissants is so good that it is worth it.
Typical of Argentine gastronomy, this recipe is ideal for breakfast or snack. Regardless if you have tried them before or not, at ReccetasGratis we invite you to prepare this delicious recipe at home, because you will see that you will have nothing to envy to those you buy. Discover how to make butter croissants homemade with steps, photos and all the details you need. Let's go!
8 diners 6h Breakfast Medium difficulty Additional features: Cheap cost, Baked recipes, Argentine recipes Ingredients:
- 25 grams of fresh -'s yeast
- 225 milliliters of warm milk
- 525 grams of plain flour (3¾ cups)
- 1 tablespoon of salt
- 100 grams of sugar (½ cup)
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 1 egg
- 200 grams of softened butter
- 2 tablespoons of milk to brush
- 25 tablespoons of sugar for the syrup
- 25 milliliters of water for the syrup
Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1
Dissolves yeast fresh – in warm milk. Stir well to dissolve completely.
Put 500 g of flour in a large bowl and make a hole in the center of the flour. Put the salt, sugar, honey, and egg there. Go adding the warm milk with the dissolved yeast.
Put a spoon in the center of the bowl and gradually stirring the mixture, starting from the center and gradually dragging the flour from the sides to integrate it all.
Flour a work surface and knead the mass of the croissants for about 10 minutes. Add a little more flour if you see it stick too much to your hands.
Put the dough back in the bowl and cover with a kitchen cloth or plastic wrap and let sit for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, put the softened butter together with 25 g flour. Stir well until you get a uniform plaster. Reservation.
Flour the workbench again and spread the mass of the croissants . With the help of a rolling pin also floured, roll the dough into a rectangular shape. Put the butter with the flour in the center.
Fold one side toward the center.
Fold the other side towards the center equally. Roll the roller slightly to flatten the dough a little.
Also fold the top end toward the center.
And now, fold the bottom end like a bundle. Wrap in plastic wrap and let stand 45 minutes in the fridge.
After first rest time, flour a work surface again and repeat the operation again. Roll out the dough, fold one side in toward the center, fold the other, roll the roll lightly, and fold the top and bottom ends like a bundle. Wrap it again in plastic wrap and let rest in the fridge others 45 minutes.
After second rest time, flour the work surface again and repeat the operation and let it rest for 45 more minutes.
After third rest time, re-flour a work surface and repeat the entire operation, let stand 45 minutes more.
Once the four rest time, flour the work table again and roll out the dough with a rolling pin. Give it a rectangular shape leaving the finite dough. Trim the edges of the dough to make them smooth and even. Cut the dough in half across the width.
Cut triangles with each half of the mass of butter croissants, according to the size in which you want them.
Roll up each triangle starting from the widest part until ending at the peak, and give them the typical crescent shape.
Place the croissants on a tray lined with parchment paper, cover them with a tea towel and let them rest 40 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 200 ºC. Brush the croissants with a little milk and Bake with heat up and down at 200 ºC for 15 minutes or until golden.
While the butter croissants are baking, make a homemade syrup with 25 g of sugar and 25 g of water. Cook for about three minutes in a saucepan over medium heat and brush the croissants already baked with this syrup, do it while they are still hot. Let the croissants cool on a wire rack.
Preferably consume the Butter croissants the same day of its elaboration. They can also be frozen.
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Croissants and other homemade recipes
Perhaps the most common thing is not to dare to make these recipes at home because of how complicated they seem, but if the world of bakery and pastry calls your attention, you will find the process fascinating and there will be nothing that compares to trying something completely created for you.
You can enjoy these homemade croissants with what you want: cream cheeses, dulce de leche, jams, quince, cheeses. No matter how you enjoy them, they will be a great inspiration every morning to keep trying new things. And if you want more recipes like this, we invite you to visit more at RecetasGratis:
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