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Milk Crescents

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  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Warm milk 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Active dry yeast 2 Tablespoon (2 Packages)
  All purpose flour 500 Gram (3 1/3 Cups)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 30 Gram (2 Tablespoons)
  Egg 1
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten

Stir sugar into warm milk and sprinkle with yeast.
Let stand 5 minutes or until the surface is frothy.
Stir gently to moisten any dry particles remaining on top.
Sift flour and salt into a large bowl.
Melt butter or margarine; cool slightly.
Lightly beat butter or margarine and 1 egg into yeast mixture.
Pour into flour mixture, combining to make a dough.
On a floured surface, knead dough until smooth and elastic.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size.
Divide risen dough into golf-ball size pieces and shape into balls.
On a floured surface, roll out each ball into a triangle with sides about 6 inches (15 cm) long.
Press point of each triangle firmly onto a baking sheet.
Starting at the long side opposite the point, roll up triangles using both hands.
Seal points of triangles to rolls with a little egg yolk.
Curve each roll into a crescent.
Arrange on baking sheet; brush with beaten egg yolk.
Cover and let rise in a warm place 15 to 20 minutes.
Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
Bake crescents 10 to 15 minutes or until golden.

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