Quick Orange Cream Croissants Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 All purpose flour425 Milliliter (1 3/4 cup)
 Baking powder15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
 Granulated sugar1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter75 Milliliter (1/3 cup)
 Milk150 Milliliter (2/3 cup)
For filling
 Cream cheese4 Ounce, softened (125 gram)
 Granulated sugar25 Milliliter (2 tablespoon)
 Grated orange rind2 Teaspoon
For glaze
 Egg yolk1
 Milk1 Tablespoon
 Icing sugar2 Tablespoon (adjust quantity as needed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 478 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29%

Saturated Fat 10.9 g54.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 81.3 mg

Sodium 434.6 mg18.1%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 12.2 g

Protein 10 g19.7%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 25.3% Iron 20.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Filling: In small bowl, beat cream cheese with sugar; stir in orange rind.
Set aside.
In large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.
Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Using fork, stir in enough milk to make soft, slightly sticky dough; gather into ball.
Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface and knead gently about 8 times or until smooth.
Divide dough in half.
On lightly floured surface, roll out each portion into 9-inch (23 cm) circle.
Cut each circle into 6 wedges.
Place 2 tsp (10 mL) filling about 1 inch (2.5 cm) from curved edge of each wedge.
Roll up dough toward narrow end to form croissant.
Place on lightly greased baking sheet.
Glaze: Beat egg yolk with milk; brush on croissants.
Bake in 375CF (190°C) oven for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Let cool.
Dust with icing sugar.
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