Ricotta and Candied Orange Croissants

Ricotta and Candied Orange Croissants

  • Preparation 40 min
  • Cooking 35 min
  • Servings 8
  • Freezes Yes

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Ingredients

    • ½ cup (105 g) sugar
    • 2 tbsp unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
    • 1 egg
    • 1 cup (250 ml) hot milk
    • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) orange blossom water or vanilla extract
    • 1 cup (130 g) ground almonds
    • 1 cup (250 ml) ricotta
    • 2 tbsp candied orange peel, cut into small dice
    • 8 store-bought or homemade croissants
    • ¼ cup (60 ml) apricot jam
    • 3 tbsp (45 ml) maple syrup
    • ½ cup (55 g) blanched sliced almonds

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

You can either prepare the croissants and bake them right away, or prepare them days in advance—they can go straight from freezer into oven.

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