Toastie Cardamom Croissants With Honey And Hazlenuts
 
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A crisp sweet spiced pastry, perfect for breakfast or with coffee.
Glamorous Glutton:
Recipe type: Toasted Sandwich
Cuisine: Swedish/French
Serves: 3 rounds
Ingredients
  • 40g softened unsalted butter
  • 11/4 tsp of ground cardamom or 15 pods husks removed and ground
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 roll of bought croissant dough (makes 6 croissant)
  • Orange blossom honey to drizzle
  • Ground hazlenuts to sprinkle
Method
  1. mix together the butter, ½ tsp of the cardamom and the sugar and press out to flatten about the thickness of a £1 coin. wrap in cling film and place in the freezer for 15 mins until cold and solid.
  2. Unroll the croissant dough and cut into 3 equal squares each made up of 2 triangles of dough.
  3. Cutting the dough to size

    Cutting the dough to size

  4. Using your thumb and first finger pinch together the dotted cuts made in the dough to separate it into individual triangles, so that you're left with 3 squares rather than 6 triangles.
  5. Lightly oil the sandwich maker plates with sunflower or vegetable oil, wiping off any excess with kitchen paper and switch on.
  6. Croissant Dough Sprinkled With Cardamom

    Croissant Dough Sprinkled With Cardamom

  7. Sprinkle one side of the squares of dough with the remaining cardamom and lightly press into the dough.
  8. Remove the butter from the freezer and cut into 3 roughly equal pieces, place 1 piece on each square of dough, towards the left side.
  9. Cardamom Toastie Filling

    Cardamom Toastie Filling

  10. Using a little water dampen the edges of the dough and fold in half , press the edges together. you'll now have 3 rectangles. Roughly trim off the excess dough so that it fits your sandwich maker.
  11. Cardamom Toastie Ready For Cooking

    Cardamom Toastie Ready For Cooking

  12. Wrap one in cling film and put in the fridge and place the other two into the sandwich maker as you would if you were making a toastie using bread. Gently close the lid and cook for 5 mins.
  13. Lift the lid, the dough should now be golden brown, fragrant and crisp on the outside. Carefully remove from the sandwich maker and leave to cool slightly on a wire rack. Cut into halves and drizzle with orange blossom honey and sprinkle with chopped hazlenuts.
  14. Repeat with the final piece of dough from the fridge.
Recipe by Glamorous Glutton.com at https://www.glamorousglutton.com/toastie-cardamom-croissants-with-honey-and-hazlenuts/