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Classic Croissants at Home

with Colette Christian
Classic Croissants at Home
A flaky croissant fresh from the oven! Pastry chef Colette Christian will teach you how to create these buttery pastries in your own kitchen.

Some believe authentic, delicious croissants are only found in Paris. Au contraire! Seasoned pastry instructor Colette Christian will teach you how to create buttery, layered French pastries from your own kitchen. Learn to mix, shape and proof your butter-locked dough, then bake it into exquisite croissants, pain au chocolat and savory pastries filled with ham and swiss or spinach and feta. By the end of the course, not only will you understand French terms like mise en place and detrempe, you'll also learn Colette's pastry chef secrets that will advance your baking skills as you learn different approaches to the croissant craft. Enroll now in Classic Croissants at Home and enjoy baking delicious croissants. Bon appetit!

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet your instructor and learn how to use the Craftsy platform.


Lesson 2. Supplies


Lesson 3. Making the Butter Block


Lesson 4. Making the Dough


Lesson 5. Locking in the Butter


Lesson 6. Turning


Lesson 7. Shaping the Dough


Lesson 8. The Chocolate Croissant


Lesson 9. Savory Shaping


Lesson 10. Proofing the Croissants


Lesson 11. Baking the Croissants


Lesson 12. Garnishing Chocolate Croissants


Lesson 13. Pastry Chef Secrets 1


Lesson 14. Pastry Chef Secrets 2


Lesson 15. Pastry Chef Secrets 3


Lesson 16. Pastry Chef Secrets 4

"This is a MUST take class! I was amazed how wonderfully delicious my croissants were on the first try and that is due to Colette's excellent instruction. Thank you! Thank you!"
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