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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 32
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 141.6
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 28.7 mg
  • Sodium: 160.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g

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Simplified Croissant



Introduction

Easy Croissant. Light flaky crust with bread like centre.
141 calories per croissant
Easy Croissant. Light flaky crust with bread like centre.
141 calories per croissant

Number of Servings: 32

Ingredients

    1 envelope Yeast (7 grams)
    1 cup warm water
    5 Cup white flour
    3/4 cup light buttermilk
    2 eggs
    1/2 cup sugar
    1 1/2 tsp salt
    1 cup butter

Directions

Sprinkle 1 Tbsp yeast over 1 cup warm water. Stir, then stir in 1 cup flour, 3/4 cup light buttermilk, 1 egg, 1/2 cup sugar (sugar replacement drops 16 calories), 1/4 cup melted butter, 1 1/2 tsp salt. Stir mixture until smooth and set aside.

Place 4 cups flour and 3/4 cup cold butter in a large bowl. Cut in the butter until it is the size of large kidney beans. Add the yeast mixture and stir the dough ONLY until the flour is moistened. IMPORTANT: DO NOT OVER STIR.
Cover the bowl tightly and refrigerate from 4 hours to 4 days.

Place the ball of dough on a lightly floured board and kneed about six times. There will be sizeable pieces of butter in the bowl. Divide the dough into 4 parts and roll one part at a time into a circle about 17" in diameter. Cut each circle into 8 wedges (cutting to 6 will give larger croissants at 188 calories per). Tightly roll each wedge piece from the wide end. Put the rolls on un-greased baking sheets and curve them into crescent shapes. Cover lightly with tea towel and let them stand at room temperature for 1 1/2 hours or until dough has risen. Brush top with 1 egg mixed with 1 Tbsp water and bake at 325 for 35 minutes.

Number of Servings: 32

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DOUGLYE.






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