Warm Morning Croissants

Warm Morning Croissants

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These warm morning croissants are a great way to get some breakfast served up quick. The croissant's traditional warm, flaky and buttery crust is the texture that made them a morning staple. Now you can enjoy this breakfast recipe whenever the mood strikes!

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Time needed

30 min preparation

Serving Size / Yield

6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packs active dry yeast
  • 5 C. flour
  • 1¼ C. cold butter
  • 1 C. warm water
  • ¾ C. cream
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ⅓ C. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • Powdered sugar

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Directions


  1. Prepare yeast mixture with warm water as directed on package.

  2. In a bowl, mix ½ cup melted butter, sugar, cream, salt, one egg, 1 cup flour and stir well.

  3. Add yeast mixture and stir.

  4. Combine the remaining cold butter in chunks in the remaining flour in a large bowl. 

  5. Mix in yeast mixture and knead well.

  6. Refrigerate 8-10 hours.

  7. Separate the dough into 4 sections and knead each sections about 6 times, rotating the dough on a floured surface. You'll want to do this with the heal of your hand.

  8. Cut each section into 8 pieces and roll them and shape into a crescent.

  9. Place on a baking sheet.

  10. Beat egg with water and brush the croissants evenly.

  11. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20-25 minutes.

  12. When cool sprinkle with powdered sugar and enjoy. 

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