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CHOCOLATE CROISSANT

Chocolate Croissant

Chocolate croissants, also known as "Pain au Chocolat", are a beloved French pastry filled with decadent, rich chocolate. They're characterized by their flaky and buttery texture that perfectly combines with the melted chocolate center, providing a divine sweet experience with every bite. Enjoy them as a delightful breakfast, afternoon snack, or dessert. Just warm them up slightly before eating to get the ultimate pleasure from the soft, gooey, melted chocolate provided by the croissant's center. Pair it with a cup of coffee or tea to further elevate your tasting experience.
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IN BREAKFAST BAKERY
430
CAL / 100G
$0.27
AVG / OZ
Chocolate Croissant
64%
CARBS
26%
FAT
9%
PROTEIN
Chocolate Croissant FAQ
Chocolate croissants, or Pain au Chocolat, is a fantastic fusion of a flaky, buttery French pastry and rich, melted chocolate. Making them typically involves laminated dough or puff pastry, good quality dark chocolate, and a lot of patience and careful handling. The most common problems when creating chocolate croissants are that they might not puff up properly, resulting in a dense pastry, the chocolate could leak out during baking and the dough could get soggy. It's important to make sure that you're using the right kind of dough for chocolate croissants, and to follow the instructions properly when folding it with the butter. It's a process that can't be rushed. Keeping the dough cold is also essential as it helps keeps the butter solid, contributing to a light and flaky pastry. Unknown to many, the direction of rolling and folding the pastry dough has a significant impact on the pastry's final texture. Last but importantly, never be tempted to open the oven door while the chocolate croissants are baking, as this can cause them to collapse. Another delightful tip is that you can freeze your prepared but unbaked chocolate croissants and bake them fresh when you want them. Just put the unbaked pastries in the freezer on a baking tray, and once they're solid, transfer them to a zip-top bag. When you're ready to bake, just put them on a baking tray and let them raise overnight in the fridge before baking. They'll taste just as fresh and fabulous.
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Health Info
Macros
29g
CARBS
12g
FAT
4g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
LOW FAT
VEGETARIAN
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
Contains these allergens
WHEAT
MILK
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