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Artisan Croissants using IREKS Craft Malt

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IREKS Craft Malt is an Aromatic malt blend for individual malt baked goods. Try out this recipe for delicious artisan croissants.

  • Serves 200 Pieces Makes 200 Pieces


  • Mixing time: 3 + 3 minutes

  • Dough temperature: approx. 20° C

  • Bulk fermentation time: approx. 15 minutes

  • Fold in 0.250 kg roll-in shortening per each kg dough with 3 single turns. It is recommended to observe short relaxation times between the individual turns and to not go below a dough thickness of approx. 10 mm when folding further.

  • Filling

    Mixing time: Mix all the ingredients, apart from the chocolate drops, briefly until smooth.

  • Swelling time: approx. 1 hour

  • Scaling weight: approx. 0.035 kg

  • Final proof: approx. 40 minutes

  • Baking temperature: 210° C, giving a little steam

  • Baking time: 15 – 18 minutes

  • Instructions for Use:

    Mix the Malt Extract/BACKEXTRAKT, IREKS PREMIUM CUSTARD, whole egg and water briefly until smooth. Subsequently, add the chocolate drops. Allow the chocolate cream-malt extract filling to swell before further processing. Roll out the folded dough to a thickness of 2.5 mm with a width of 50 cm. Cut triangles of 25 cm x 12 cm (height x width), fill with the chocolate cream malt extract filling, process into croissants and allow to prove. Sprinkle the dough pieces with the topping at ¾ proof. Subsequently, bake giving a little steam and open the damper 3 – 5 minutes before unloading from the oven for stabilization. After baking, glaze the baked goods with apricot jelly and sift with sweet snow powder and top with chopped almonds.

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