croissants

freeze before proofing

and then proof overnight for

the next day’s breakfast

source, 24 servings

1.5 c warm full-fat nut milk, 2 packets yeast, 1/4 c brown sugar, 4.5 c flour, 1 t salt, 3 frozen sticks earth balance buttery sticks, fillings: chocolate, jam

slice butter, layer on wax paper to 5×8″, smooth or pound with rolling pin, keep chilled; in stand mixer combine milk, yeast, sugar, stand 5 minutes; add salt & 3.5 c flour, dough hook 7 minutes; mix in rest of flour with dough hook; form a rectangle, wrap & chill 1 hr; roll out to 10×16″ on silpat, place butter in center, fold in 3 like a letter, roll out to 10×15″, fold in 3, wrap & chill 1 hr; repeat rolling, folding, chilling 3 more times; after 4th time wrap & chill 8-18 hours; divide dough, keeping half chilled; roll out each half to 12×16″ on silpat, cut into 12 triangles, fill, roll up; proof 2.5 hours on baking sheets with silpat, covered; heat oven to 425, place baking sheets in oven with ice cubes, reduce to 400 F, 10 minutes; 325 F, 10 minutes

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