Cheat's kouign-amann

Cheat's kouign-amann

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  • Easy
  • makes 12

This sugary cake traditionally uses dough similar to croissants. Making them from scratch is a challenge, so we've come up with this simple cheat's version

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per kouign-amann
NutrientUnit
kcal168
fat9g
saturates5g
carbs18g
sugars7g
fibre1g
protein3g
salt0.6g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 7. Grease a 12-hole muffin tin well. Scatter the sugar over your work surface, unroll the croissant dough, then roll out on the sugar to a rectangle roughly double the size of this magazine, scattering with more sugar as you roll.

  • STEP 2

    Cut the rectangle roughly into 12 squares. Bring the corners of each square together and scrunch them into the tin.

  • STEP 3

    Scatter with more sugar and bake for 30 mins until puffed up, dark golden and caramelised – turn down the oven if they brown too quickly. Remove from the tin while they are hot (otherwise they’ll stick) and leave to cool.

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