LEMON & BLUEBERRY soft CROISSANTS

“CORNETTI SOFFICI LIMONE & MIRTILLI” in italiano

Lemon and blueberries is such a fresh and tasty combination. Add them to these soft croissants and your breakfast is served! Particular and nice flavour for these croissant, with a soft texture and the right amount of sweetness. Baked blueberries will melt into your mouth, literally.

I’m sure you are going to love them, wanna bet?!

INGREDIENTS

  • 80ml of whole milk
  • 60g of sugar
  • 80g of butter, very very soft
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 400g of flour
  • 2 cups of blueberries, fresh
  • 2 lemon, zest
  • 7g of active yeast
  • some brown sugar

METHOD

  1. Warm up the milk in a saucepan, remove from heat and add the active yeast and a teaspoon of sugar
  2. Set aside for 5 minutes
  3. In a large bowl, pur in the milk mixture then add the egg yolk and combine.
  4. Add the flour, the sugar, butter and the lemon zest.
  5. Mix well then turn it over on a floured surface and knead for 5/8 minutes.
  6. It will be slightly sticky, that’s ok..
  7. Shape it into a ball then place it into a oiled bowl, cover with clingfilm and let it rise for 1 hour.
  8. Then place the dough onto a floured surface and roll it out, 1 cm thick (ish)
  9. Pre-heat oven at 180°
  10. Roll it out into a rectangular, then cut some triangular shaped pieces out of it.
  11. Sprinkle some brown sugar on each triangle and then add the blueberries (see photo)
  12. Roll each triangle up from the wide edge.
  13. Place every croissant on a baking tray, lined with parchment paper, and let it rise again for 25 minute.
  14. Then brush with a beaten egg.
  15. Bake for 20/25 minutes (ish)

 

I loved them, I had two because one was not enough and I dont have a sweet tooth, I just loved them!

 

 

 

 

 

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