Croissants de Provence

Almond crescents from Provence

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Preparation info

  • Makes about

    24

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

Appears in

The Cooking of Provence

The Cooking of Provence

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1995

  • About

Ingredients

  • 175 g (6 oz) ground almonds
  • 150 g (5

Method

Mix the ground almonds with the caster sugar in a bowl. Add the jam and vanilla essence. Gradually stir in about two-thirds of the egg white – just enough to form a thick dough which can be worked by hand.

Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4/180°C/350°F. Grease 2 baking sheets with