Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

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The Pink Whisk Guide to Bread Making

The Pink Whisk Guide to Bread Making

By Ruth Clemens

Published 2013

  • About

A simple way to use Danish pastry. Half a portion of dough will make 6 croissants. They can also be shaped and frozen ready to defrost and bake for a luxurious breakfast.


  • Half quantity Danish pastry
  • Flour for dusting
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured work surface to a rectangle measuring 25 x 35cm (10 x 13¾in).

  2. Using the diagram as a guide, lightly mark your triangles in the dough surface with a knife.

  3. Once you are happy with the position of your triangles, cut the dough using a pizza wheel. You should have 5 triangles plus two ha