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Buendia Irish Coffee Croissant

31 March, 2016
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Buendia Irish Coffee Croissant

Delicious and exclusive traditional croissant with base on Buendía Irish Coffee. Perfect for sharing at any time in the mornings and afternoons.

Ingredients

  • ½ Cup of Buendia´s Irish Coffee
  • 1 tablespoon of yeast
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon bread flour
  • 1 cup powdered milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • Butter (for turns) cold and firm (not hard form freezer nor soft at room temperature)
  • 1 cup of mozzarella cheese

Preparation

Dilute Buendia´s Irish Coffee in water.

Shape a volcano and mix all ingredients.

Mash time 8 minutes: 4 at low speed and 4 at medium speed

First fermentation. 1½ hours (in a refrigerator).

At 45 minutes (half of fermentation) roll out the dough to get to a 30 x 40 cms rectangle.

Extend cold butter in the form of a square of 25 x 25 cms.

Enclose butter in the dough (not counted as a turn).

Give a 15 minutes rest.

Turns: 1 double and 1 single or 3 singles with 15 minute cooling breaks between each turn.

Rest and final cooling: 30 minutes.

Cut and assemble.

Second fermentation: 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Varnishing with egg 30 minutes.

Oven: 220°C 12 to 15 minutes (approximately).

For the filling:

Cut the dough into triangles and put the cheese in the center

Close turning on itself to form a roll and close the ends in a crescent shape.

Optional: Replacements can be made as replacing cheese or adding some protein such as ham or bacon.

Recipes developed by the Colombian College Body- Coffee Buendía´s Food Program.

Article written by:Hernando Velez