Almond Croissants
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Almond Croissants

Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Keyword semi-homemade
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

Almond Croissants

  • 4 large croissants (or 6-8 small/medium) day old
  • cups almonds sliced, blanched or roasted
  • 2 cups almond cream, cold (recipe follows)
  • Almond syrup (recipe follows)
  • ½ cup powdered sugar, for dusting (optional)

Almond Cream

  • 1 cup plus 1½ tablespoons almond flour or almond meal
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup plus 1½ tablespoons powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup plus 2 teaspoons eggs (about 2 eggs, whisked and measured)

Almond Syrup

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour or almond meal
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract optional

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