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Quick Orange Cream Croissants

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 425 Milliliter (1 3/4 cup)
  Baking powder 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
  Granulated sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 75 Milliliter (1/3 cup)
  Milk 150 Milliliter (2/3 cup)
For filling
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce, softened (125 gram)
  Granulated sugar 25 Milliliter (2 tablespoon)
  Grated orange rind 2 Teaspoon
For glaze
  Egg yolk 1
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Icing sugar 2 Tablespoon (adjust quantity as needed)
Directions

Filling: In small bowl, beat cream cheese with sugar; stir in orange rind.
Set aside.
In large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.
Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Using fork, stir in enough milk to make soft, slightly sticky dough; gather into ball.
Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface and knead gently about 8 times or until smooth.
Divide dough in half.
On lightly floured surface, roll out each portion into 9-inch (23 cm) circle.
Cut each circle into 6 wedges.
Place 2 tsp (10 mL) filling about 1 inch (2.5 cm) from curved edge of each wedge.
Roll up dough toward narrow end to form croissant.
Place on lightly greased baking sheet.
Glaze: Beat egg yolk with milk; brush on croissants.
Bake in 375CF (190°C) oven for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Let cool.
Dust with icing sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Milk Product
Servings: 
6

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