Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Christmas Croissants

While in Oregon over Xmas, Andrew, my mom, my dad and I made croissants. They are incredibly time consuming, so none of us had ever attempted them before. It took four people three days to make them, but they turned out to be delicious! My parents got a marble pastry slab for Xmas, so that helped too.

I forget the recipe we used, but you make the dough and let is rise several times. Then you roll it out with butter and then wrap it in plastic and let it rise in the fridge. You repeat that a billion times (Andrew did all of the rolling) and then cut them into triangles and roll them up. Then you let that rise again and bake them.
 They did turn out to be beautiful and were really good!
Since Xmas, we have been making a lot of bread- in large part due to the radiator heat. The house is tropically hot and the yeast goes crazy. I'll make a summary post later when I upload the pictures from my phone!


  1. Oh yum! I love real, buttery flaky croissants ... how great you made them.

  2. That was a lot of fun and delicious!!


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