Simple homemade Croissants recipe

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You might be confused about what to take as Breakfast, you might end up visiting a nearby breakfast or coffee shop for breakfast before going to work, hence no time for preparing breakfast, this recipe will change that and help you save money and satisfy you.

Croissants are very Delicious to make at home. So sit back and grab a glass of juice as we unveil to you a simple homemade Croissants recipe.

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What are Croissants?

Croissants are pastry dishes mostly taken as breakfast. Easy homemade croissants can be prepared in no time.

Croissant is a type of puff pastry from France, Croissants are named for their historical crescent shape, the dough is layered with butter rolled, and folded several times in succession.

They are rolled into a thin sheet in a technique called laminating. The main ingredients for making croissants are Flour, yeast, butter, sugar, and other bakery confectionery. A well-baked Croissant should be flaky and crisp on the outside and moist on the inside.


As I earlier said Croissants are mostly taken as breakfast with tea or filled with cheese, ham chicken, etc. They are best served fresh on the day of baking, if you have been looking for a perfect croissant recipe, here is a recipe that will put an end to your long search you are sure to find a recipe to satisfy your body, and soul with its wonderful taste.

How to make a simple homemade Croissants

Making croissants requires patience, but it is worth it. One thing I like about making Croissant is that You need zero fancy equipment and zero special or expensive ingredients in making it, some of the ingredients in making this recipe might be in your kitchen, and that makes it stress-free in getting ingredients.

Below are the ingredients for making Croissant:

ingredients for Croissants

  • All-purpose flour – 600g
  • Yeast – 1 ½ tbsp
  • Sugar – 6 tbsp
  • Warm milk – 390ml
  • Softened butter 250g
  • Salt – 1 Tsp
  • Egg yolk.

Croissants dough

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Procedures in making croissant

Here is my favorite YouTube croissants recipe. It will guide you through the procedure for a perfect croissant recipe.


  1. Ensure to measure out all your ingredients before you start preparing or mixing the dough
  2. While kneading the Dough manually, make sure you knead it properly to get a perfect result
  3. The liquid content in your dough shouldn’t be too much, because it makes your butter hard, and might make your dough not flexible to roll.


Is making croissants difficult?

As I said earlier it requires patience, making your croissants is not difficult, and trust me the above recipe is very easy, straightforward forward, and won’t stress you, as you know there’s no special equipment or hard-to-find ingredients required in making this recipe.

What is necessary is good technique learn to make it your way. Once you understand the basics of creating a simple dough like this, you’re well on your way to surprising your friends with delicious croissants.

What can go wrong when making croissants?

Adding higher water content tends to make butter hard, which often results in tearing and breaking the dough while rolling and ruins the layers. Your butter needs to be flexible and at the same time, it needs not to be too soft at the moment of usage.

How long does croissant dough last?

A well-made Croissant dough can last in the freezer for up to 6 months. After this, the pastry may start to become progressively worse. So to be on the safer side it is always better to use up your food product sooner rather than later.

Can croissants be refrigerated?

Yes, it can, and can stay in the freezer for up to 6 months.

Is proofing necessary for croissants?

If yeasted dough like bread dough isn’t allowed to proof, the yeast can’t release carbon dioxide, and the gluten won’t stretch to hold the air bubbles. Proofing is an important part of bread baking and other recipes that requires yeast to create air pockets, such as making croissants.

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When can I eat croissants?

Croissants are a Breakfast meal, but can also be taken as lunch and even as dinner. But they are perfect for breakfast with a cup of coffee or tea and as lunch with a glass of chilled juice whichever is your preference.

You could decide to prepare them and take them to work for lunch, or can be prepared for a picnic, or an occasion it goes well.


Health benefits of eating croissants

  • Based on research croissants contains two of the most essential minerals that are useful for the growth of the human body. It contains
    • Iron
    • Selenium. 

Iron as we all know helps in the production of new red blood cells that help regulate the blood flow in the human body.

Selenium, on the other hand, as iron produces new red blood cells helps contributes to the growth of new blood cells in the human body. Together, these two minerals iron and selenium improve the blood cells count in your body.

  • It Boots your Metabolism
  • Eating croissants would give you an additional, much-needed energy boost as you go through your day.

What is better than eating a dessert that not only tastes good but also helps enhances good health. Croissants are of great benefit to your health.

This is going to wrap up today’s edition of making a delicious and healthy breakfast meal.


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By Chef Victor

I am chef Victor, from Nigeria. I cook Nigerian as well as continental dishes I have been a practising chef since 2018.

2 thoughts on “Simple homemade Croissants recipe”
  1. I’m a Foodie and am so loving this recipe, am definitely going to try this one for sure. Thank you or sharing

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