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Faith In Virginia 01-28-2013 04:52 AM

Croissants
 
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Just wanted to show a good bake from my WFO yesterday.

Polo 01-28-2013 05:22 AM

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Wow, very nice. One day I would like to tackle croissants. I tried them once, they didn't turn out so well.

Are yours sourdough?

SCChris 01-28-2013 06:52 AM

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Soo nice!

Chris

Faith In Virginia 01-28-2013 06:53 AM

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No these are not sourdough. This is just a basic dough. This comes from the book Advanced Bread and Pastry by Suas. He has other formulas some with preferments and I think a sourdough. I plan to just take them in order and give them all a try. This batch had 8# of dough and 2# of butter. So today I'm the croissant fairy giving them away to friends and family.

mrchipster 01-28-2013 10:00 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Faith In Virginia (Post 144641)
So today I'm the croissant fairy giving them away to friends and family.

I wish I lived a little closer I would love to try one of those.

Chip

UtahBeehiver 01-30-2013 01:51 PM

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Faith,

Those croissants remind me of a little bakery I would frequent in Montmare, Paris, France everymorning. Nicely done.

trapper 01-31-2013 05:02 AM

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Nice! I like the inner structure of the croissants.

Faith In Virginia 01-31-2013 07:13 AM

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Thanks everyone for the nice complements. This is by far my best set of croissants. There seams to be many different ways to do them with many different formulas. So once this set has been "dispatched" I'm looking forward to playing with some of the others that I have my eye on.

Thanks again, Faith

Mr.Buckles 01-31-2013 10:14 PM

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Great product. Have you ever attempted pretzels ?

Faith In Virginia 02-01-2013 05:47 AM

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Pretzels have been on my to-do-list apparently for a long time. I just noticed I bought Sodium Hydroxide - Food NAOH-8-FOOD_GRADE for pretzels last April.

Where does the time go? Looks like Pretzels just got bumped up on that list.


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