Ingredients

How to make it

  • Combine first seven ingredients and blend well.
  • Scoop 1 cup of this flour mixture into a medium mixing bowl. Add yeast and sugar to this cup of flour mixture and blend thoroughly. Combine milk and eggs and add them to this mixture. Add melted butter and beat until smooth. Reserve.
  • In a separate bowl, cut cold butter into remaining flour mixture until butter pieces are the size of large peas. Pour in liquid batter and stir or beat until moistened throughout. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Remove dough from refrigerator and press into a compact ball on a surface that has been lightly covered with rice flour. Divide dough into 3 equal parts. Roll each third into a 12-inch circle with a rolling pin. Cut each circle into 8 pie-shaped wedges.
  • Separate wedges and roll out each wedge through the length of the piece so that it is about 1/8th-inch thick.* Brush each wedge with gently warmed fruit spread, if desired. Then roll up each wedge toward the point. Shape into a crescent by curving the edges.
  • Set croissants on an ungreased baking sheet or a sheet lined with parchment paper. Cover with plastic and let them rise at room temperature until doubled. (This may take 2 hours if the room is cool.)
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Brush each croissant wedge with egg beaten with cold water. Place croissants in preheated oven and immediately lower oven temperature to 350 degrees. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.
  • *TIP The thinner you roll out the wedges of dough, the more “layers” your croissants will have and the flakier they will be. However, dough should not be paper-thin.

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  • twilightrose 4 years ago
    Can't wait to give these a try! Thanks Again! You share the most wonderful recipes.
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    " It was excellent "
    trev ate it and said...
    Hi Peetabear, I've got to try these out. I really did not think that sufficient lightness in gluten free pastry could be obtained to attempt croissants. If I can make these, my wife will forgive me for all my wrong doings and I'll be considered to be a legion, way, way, way into the future. Thanks for the recipe!
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