Croissants

40
Servings
3h
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
3h 15m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 40 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (33.3 g)
  • Calories 108.8
  • Total Fat - 5.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 23.3 mg
  • Sodium - 110 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 1 g
  • Protein - 2.1 g
  • Calcium - 12.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Dissolve yeast in Warm water.

Step 2

Add milk, shortening, sugar, salt, lemon peel, eggs, and 2 1/2 cups flour. Mix till smooth.

Step 3

Add enough remaining dough to make dough easy to handle.

Step 4

Add enough remaining dough to make dough easy to handle.

Step 5

Place dough in an oiled bowl, turning dough to coat in oil.

Step 6

Let rise, covered with a damp cloth, until doubled. approximately 1 hr.

Step 7

Punch down dough and chill 1 hr.

Step 8

Punch down dough again.

Step 9

Roll dough into a 25x10 rectangle and spread with butter.

Step 10

Fold into thirds, making 3 layers, roll out and repeat process 2 more times.

Step 11

Chill 1 hr.

Step 12

Divide dough and keep half chilled.

Step 13

Roll into 25x10 rectangle.

Step 14

Cut rectangle lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 5 squares.

Step 15

Roll up each triangle starting at the long side and curve to form crescent.

Step 16

Repeat with remaining half of dough.

Step 17

Chill 30 minutes.

Step 18

Heat oven to 425.

Step 19

Bake 15 - 18 minutes, or until golden.

Tips & Variations


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