October 07, 2014

Original Cronut Recipe Finally Revealed

Finally the real cronut recipe has been released by the original Cronut creator, Dominique Ansel. You can now make your own croissant-donut hybrid at home by following a step-by-step recipe that was revealed to Good Morning America. For your information, the recipe reveals that the cronut needs three days of preparation before cooking...


More good news: Ansel will also be sharing stories and recipes of his most sought-after creations including the famous cronut recipe in his first cookbook called The Secret Recipes, which will be released on 28 October 2014.



For the pastry dough:

  • 3 3/4 cups flour, plus more as needed for dusting
  • 1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons Kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 1/2 teaspoons Instant yeast (preferably SAF Gold Label)
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 large egg white
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (84% butterfat), softened
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • Nonstick cooking spray as needed

For the butter block:

  • 18 tablespoons unsalted butter (84% butterfat), softened
  • Grapeseed oil as needed
  • Glaze of your choice as needed
  • Decorating sugar of your choice as needed

Special equipment:

  • Stand mixer with dough hook and whisk attachments
  • Ruler
  • Large offset spatula
  • 3 1/2-inch (9 cm) ring cutter
  • 1 inch (2.5 cm) ring cutter
  • Deep-frying thermometer
  • 2 uncut piping bags
  • Wilton #230 Bismarck metal tip or other Bismarck tube
  • Ateco #803 plain tip (5/16-inch/0.8 cm diameter)



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