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What is a croissant?

A croissant is a type of pastry, classically made with puff pastry dough so that it is light, flaky, and extremely buttery. Traditionally, croissants are formed into crescen (MORE)

Where do croissant come from?

You can see the related link below. They originate from the Battle of Vienna not from France. The pastry was modified by the French, but they were originally made to make fu (MORE)
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Can you freeze croissants?

Croissants can be readily frozen prior to rising and baking. They are sold this way, so they can be defrosted, risen baked "fresh"daily.
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Where are croissants found?

Croissants are French breakfast food. They are usually (and best) bought fresh in the morning in bakeries (boulangerie), but can also be bought in supermarkets throughout the (MORE)
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Who invented the croissant?

It is sometimes alleged that the croissant was invented by bakers in Vienna to celebrate the survival of the city and the defeat of the Muslim Turks who had besieged it. In Fr (MORE)

What is a croissant sandwich?

The croissant is sliced cross-ways into 2 pieces to form a "bun." Sandwich ingredients are then added to the bottom part and topped with the other half of the croissant. Crois (MORE)
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How do you bake a croissant?

Ingredients . 1 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast . 3 tablespoons warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) . 1 teaspoon white sugar . 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour . 2 teasp (MORE)