How to Make the Perfect Croissant

How to Make the Perfect Croissant
How to Make the Perfect Croissant
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    It's all about the layers - or laminations. This recipe gives directions for the perfect French Croissant

    Ingredients

    • 500 Grams all purpose flour 
    • 140 Milliliters Water 
    • 140 Milliliters Milk 
    • 55 Grams Caster sugar 
    • 40 Grams Soft unsalted butter 
    • 11 Grams Fast action yeast 
    • 12 Grams Salt 
    • 280 Grams Cold unsalted butter (for laminating) 
    • 1 Egg (+1 tsp water for egg wash) 
    • Cling film 
    • Waxed paper 
    • Rolling pin 
    • Weighing scales 
    • Measure tape  

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 3242 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 116 g 178.38%
    • Saturated Fat: 48 g 240%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 340 mg 113.2%
    • Sodium: 664 mg 27.69%
    • Calcium: 236 mg 23.58%
    • Potassium: 7358 mg 210.23%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 46.39%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 452 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.84%
    • Sugar: 62 g
    • Protein: 79 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 11 g
    • Vitamin A 49.02%
    • Vitamin C 15.52%
    • Vitamin D 20.51%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat20
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch25
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat8
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total31 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total10 oz-eq

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