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Quick Orange Cream Croissants

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  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)

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.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 478 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29%

Saturated Fat 10.9 g54.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 81.3 mg27.1%

Sodium 434.6 mg18.1%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 12.2 g

Protein 10 g19.7%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 25.3% Iron 20.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Quick Orange Cream Croissants Recipe