8Ingredients
780Calories
40Minutes

Filled with a creamy almond filling and sprinkled with sliced almonds and powdered sugar, these almond croissants make an elegant addition to any breakfast or brunch. Made with day-old croissants, the almond cream--a mixture of ground almonds, egg, butter, and sugarr--is spread into the middle of the croissants as well as on the top for good measure. Baked until the sliced almonds are toasted, these croissants are best served warm.

Ingredients

  • 4 croissants (day-old)
  • sliced almonds
  • powdered sugar
  • 125 grams powdered sugar
  • 125 grams ground almonds
  • 125 grams butter (room temperature)
  • 2 eggs
  • 25 milliliters rum

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  3. Slice the croissants in half horizontally.
  4. In separate bowls, sift the powdered sugar then the almonds.
  5. In another bowl, beat the butter until creamy. Add in the powdered sugar until incorporated then the almonds.
  6. Then beat in the eggs one by one mixing well after each one.
  7. Spread the almond cream on the bottom halves of each croissant. Add the tops and then spread more cream on top of each croissant.
  8. Sprinkle the tops of each croissant generously with sliced almonds.
  9. Place the croissants on the baking tray and bake 5 to 8 minutes until the almonds are golden and the cream has cooked.
  10. Cool on a baking rack and sprinkle powdered sugar on top before serving.
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NutritionView more

780Calories
Sodium22%DV530mg
Fat83%DV54g
Protein27%DV14g
Carbs20%DV61g
Fiber20%DV5g

PER SERVING *

Calories780Calories from Fat490
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat54g83%
Saturated Fat23g115%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol200mg67%
Sodium530mg22%
Potassium340mg10%
Protein14g27%
Calories from Fat490
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate61g20%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars39g78%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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