with Colette Christian
Online Class

Classic Croissants at Home

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Overview

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.

Details

  • advanced
  • 16 episodes
  • 3h36m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction
7m

1. Introduction

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

2. Supplies
25m

2. Supplies

Go over the tools you need and the ingredients to make some scrumptious croissants.

3. Making the Butter Block
13m

3. Making the Butter Block

Learn how to set up your cooking area and make a butter block.

3. Making the Butter Block
13m

3. Making the Butter Block

4. Making the Dough
19m

4. Making the Dough

5. Locking in the Butter
19m

5. Locking in the Butter

6. Turning
23m

6. Turning

7. Shaping the Dough
20m

7. Shaping the Dough

8. The Chocolate Croissant
16m

8. The Chocolate Croissant

9. Savory Shaping
13m

9. Savory Shaping

10. Proofing the Croissants
14m

10. Proofing the Croissants

11. Baking the Croissants
11m

11. Baking the Croissants

12. Garnishing Chocolate Croissants
4m

12. Garnishing Chocolate Croissants

13. Pastry Chef Secrets 1
8m

13. Pastry Chef Secrets 1

14. Pastry Chef Secrets 2
6m

14. Pastry Chef Secrets 2

16. Pastry Chef Secrets 4
13m

16. Pastry Chef Secrets 4