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Monday, January 27, 2014

Crescents Recipe


Homemade Crescents Ingredients
  • 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast
  • ¾ cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs (Optional: save some egg white to glaze the dough)
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
clip_image002 Directions 1. Dissolve yeast in warm water. 2. Stir in sugar, salt, eggs, shortening, and 2 cups of flour. Beat until smooth. Mix in remaining flour until smooth. Scrape dough from side of bowl. Knead dough, then cover it and let rise in a warm place until double (about 1-1/2 hours). 3. Punch down dough. Divide in half. Roll each half into a 12-inch circle. Spread with butter. Cut into 10 to 15 wedge. Roll up the wedges starting with the wide end. Place rolls with point under on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise until double (about 1 hour). Optional: Add glaze here. 4. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 12-15 minute or until golden brown. Brush tops with butter when they come out.








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