29 Jan 2023
The Austrian-born, French-adopted flaky, delectable croissant has evolved from a stand-alone pastry to the base of many well-loved recipes. Because of its soft, buttery texture, it can be as versatile as you’d like it to be - sweet, savory, and inventive.
Relish in the delights of the croissant and expand your recipe offering today! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite recipes to inspire you to get creative.
We’re sure you’ll agree; there’s nothing more inviting than a golden, buttery soft croissant in the bakery window. If sight alone doesn’t lure customers through the door, then the sweet smell of freshly baked croissants and the promise of savoring one with a cup of coffee definitely will. The Austrian kipferl (which the croissant is derived from) was thinner, denser, and was often topped with sugar and almonds. The recipe evolved when it made its way to France in 1838 when the kipferl transformed into the flaky, slightly chewy, buttery treat we know and love today.
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Although the traditional croissant recipe will always be a firm favorite, industry trends and demand to create unique experiences means that new evolutions and creative reinventions are a great opportunity for bakers to flex their creative muscles and drive sales!
Further Taste Tomorrow research around trends also reveals that sourdough croissants were the most famous sourdough application of 2022 - an innovative adaptation to the bakery product!
We’ve detailed more of our favorite sweet, savory, and inventive recipes below for you to try, taste, and share with your customers.
This playful plant-based take on peaches and cream croissants will bring a smile to everyone’s day.
Added bonus: this croissant is more sustainable and better for the planet versus the traditional recipe made with butter.
Take advantage of the sourdough craze with this golden sourdough croissant recipe.
Perfect for serving on its own or can be filled with delicious sweet or savory goods.
We’ve taken the well-loved Belgian Raspberry Cuberdons and incorporated this flavor into a fun, innovative croissant recipe.
This recipe is sure to turn heads and spark interest, especially since consumers globally are so keen on trying out new crazy hybrid bakes.
If you’re keen to discover more delicious croissant recipes, feel free to get in touch with us today, and we’ll happily take you through different options to cater to your and your customer’s wants and needs.