It’s the pastry that breakfast dreams are made of….flaky buttery croissants, preferably spread with even more butter, or filled with melted cheese…the cholestoral raising options are endless.
In no way was I under the impression that croissants were healthy, but I was ignorant as to quite how much butter would be involved. To make 20 croissants I used 500g of butter….. *gasp* But it was completely worth it, as I will never look at a shop brought one in quite the same way again.
The dough itself was surprisingly easy, a cross between a bread dough and a puff pastry, no complicated processes, just a little patience needed. The fiddley bit was cutting the triangle to roll (hint, pizza wheel instead of a knife is 100% better)
Nearly as good as the fresh hot croissants is the incredible smell of them baking! it is divine. Whilst croissants are quite a…
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