Croissants at home

This detailed recipe will help you bake croissants at home, please close delicious cakes for tea or breakfast.Croissants - a rather simple form of baking, while still affordable, so you not only learn a delicious home-made products, but also to save for dessert.By the way, this is a dessert or snack, up to you, because filling krussanov can be both sweet and savory cheese or meat.

recipe for homemade croissants

To prepare the croissants at home, you will need about three hours.At this time includes the kneading and baking process itself.

To prepare croissants, you will need the following ingredients :

- flour - 500 g
- salt - 1 teaspoon
- yeast - 40 g
- butter - 200 g
- sugar - 60 g
- milk -300 g
- egg yolk - 1 pc

Take milk and slightly warm it to a temperature of 30-40 degrees.Pour the milk into a deep bowl, which will be held kneading.Add the milk sugar, dissolve it.After this enter the yeast, mix thoroughly with the milk that they fully dissolved.The milk should not be any lumps or pe


Now you need a mixer or blender .Add the milk salt, and then start typing the flour.Just do not forget to pre-sift or her sift it immediately into the bowl with the milk while stirring with a mixer.

After add all the flour, continue to knead the dough in your hands for 10 minutes.Form a ball of dough, sprinkle the bottom of the bowl with flour, place the dough in it and cover it with a damp cloth.Remove the bowl with the dough in the fridge for half an hour.After 30 minutes, remove the dough, well remember his hands, so he went out of the air and then send it to the fridge, now at 1:00.When

hour pass, you can get the dough and roll out into a thin cake.Try to roll the dough very thin and it does not break it.

Prepare the butter, it must be soft at room temperature .Put it in the center of the stretched sheet of dough and smear over its entire surface.This should be done carefully so as knife, fork or shovel as not to damage the dough.Do not forget to sprinkle the table with flour, otherwise the dough will stick firmly to the surface.Fold the edges of the dough to the center, in an envelope and re-roll the dough into a thin cake is the same, but try to keep the rectangular shape of the envelope.Then fold the corners to the center again and place the dough in the fridge for 20-30minut.

This procedure must be done three times - to lay down, roll out in the cold.After the third time it is necessary to get the dough from the refrigerator and roll it into a rectangular cake thickness of about 4 mm and cut it across in two small rectangles and cut diagonally into triangles.

Remove the pan and cover it with baking paper.Take a triangle of dough, if desired, put the filling and roll it roll. Croissants before baking should lie on the baking sheet for about an hour , during which time the dough a little disperse, grow in size and will be easier to sustain the interval between them.

Take one egg yolk and beat him whisk or blender.Brush, apply it to the croissants that they are a beautiful golden and brilliant colors.

Preheat oven to 200 ° C and return the baking croissants bake for 15 - 20 minutes.Longer keep them in the oven is not necessary, croissants can quickly burn slightly and become dry.

croissants with sweet filling after baking you can sprinkle with powdered sugar with the addition of vanilla, so they will be even more appetizing.

as fillings can use condensed milk, chocolate, cheese, jam or preserves, as well as cheese, greens, meat pate.

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