Are you looking for a quick and delicious after-dinner treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further! I want to introduce you to a mouthwatering recipe that will leave you speechless: the 4-ingredient Mini Croissants. With just four simple ingredients, you can create a delectable dessert in just 5 minutes. These mini croissants are the perfect solution for those moments when you're craving something sweet but don't have much time to spare.
Irresistible Flavor Combination
Prepare to be amazed by the irresistible flavor combination of these mini croissants. The crispy puff pastry pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the filling. Trust me, these little treats will captivate your taste buds. And the best part? You can customize them to suit your preferences. We'll be making two variations: one with the fresh aroma of lemon and one with the rich sweetness of cocoa. Both options are topped with a sprinkle of brown sugar, making them absolutely irresistible!
If you're looking for an even more indulgent version, you can fill these mini croissants with Nutella or homemade pastry cream. You can also drizzle them with melted dark chocolate or add small chunks of fresh fruit. The possibilities are endless! Just let your imagination run wild and create the perfect combination for your taste buds.
So, why wait? Let's get started and prepare these delicious and clever after-dinner treats.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10-12 minutes
- 1 roll of puff pastry
- 50 g of brown sugar
- 30 g of butter
- 10 g of cocoa powder
- Grated zest of one lemon
To make these irresistible mini croissants, follow these simple steps:
- Start by unrolling the round puff pastry roll on a flat surface.
- Brush the surface of the puff pastry with melted butter using a cooking brush.
- Cut the pastry disk in half.
- On one side, sprinkle the brown sugar and grated lemon zest.
- On the other side, sprinkle the brown sugar and cocoa powder.
- Cut many triangles from each side and roll them up starting from the wider end.
- Place the mini croissants on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
- Bake them in a preheated oven at 200 degrees Celsius for about 10-12 minutes, or until the croissants have risen and turned golden.
- Once out of the oven, gently roll the mini croissants in brown sugar.
- Serve them on the table and enjoy!
And there you have it! A delicious, homemade treat that will impress your friends and family. These mini croissants are perfect for any occasion, whether it's a special dinner party or a cozy night in. Treat yourself to some sweetness and enjoy every bite.
Remember, this recipe is just a starting point. Feel free to experiment with different fillings and toppings to create your own signature mini croissants. Let your creativity shine and enjoy the process of making these delectable treats. Happy baking!
I am Michael, a passionate food enthusiast and part of The Sydney News team. With a culinary background, I am dedicated to sharing simple and quick recipes for both beginners and advanced cooks. One time, while writing a mouthwatering recipe, I accidentally spilled flour all over my laptop, resulting in a comical situation that had us all laughing in the office.