with Colette Christian
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!
Meet your instructor and learn how to use the Craftsy platform.
Go over the tools you need and the ingredients to make some scrumptious croissants.
Learn how to set up your cooking area and make a butter block.
Get a grip on making and handling your dough.
Get important information about how climate affects your croissants, learn how to roll out the down, fold over techniques and locking in your butter.
Turn your croissants - one, two, three times - to create a perfect pastry.
Shape, trim and roll out your dough like a pro with Colette's detailed instruction.
Get a taste of dessert and learn how to make a delicious chocolate croissant.
Create savory croissants that include ham and swiss or spinach and feta.
Learn how to proof your croissants and enjoy a recap on your recipes.
Time to bake! Prep your oven and your croissants with step-by-step guidance.
Choose from a myriad of delicious garnishes.
Master the art of using a dough whisk.
Enjoy making a handmade butter block.
Get all the information you need about specialized tools to create tasty pastries.
Don't let anything go to waste! Get tips on how to use your scraps and make delicious mini chocolate croissants.
"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!"