Croissants With Sesame Seeds (Kifli)

Ingredients

2 cups milk, lukewarm
6 teaspoons sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
4 eggs, separated
6 cups flour
1 stick of margarine

Preparation

1
In a large, deep mixing bowl pour in lukewarm milk.
2
Stir in the sugar, 2 tablespoons of flour, and the yeast.
3
Let stand for ten minutes.
4
Add in the baking powder, salt, vegetable oil, egg whites, and 6 cups of flour.
5
Stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture is well incorporated, you may need to get your hands in there towards the end, and then bring the dough to a lightly floured surface.
6
Knead the dough for 10 minutes.
7
Put the dough in a large bowl, cover it, and let it stand for one hour.
9
Bring the dough back to your working area and knead it again for another 5 minutes. You want to make sure that all those air bubbles are out.
10
Form the dough into a log and cut it into 5 or 6 equal pieces.
11
Take one piece (cover the rest with a kitchen towel), and roll it out to a size as big as a medium pizza.
12
With a knife, cut the rolled out dough into 8 equal slices.
13
Beginning at the widest point of the slice start rolling it towards the narrowest point.
14
Place the croissants on a lightly greased baking sheet.
15
Continue to do this with the rest of the dough.
16
In a small mixing bowl, whisk the 4 egg yolks.
17
Brush each croissant with the egg yolk.
18
Top each croissant with sesame seeds.
19
Put 4 or 5 small pieces of margarine throughout the baking sheet.
20
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
21
Cover with a kitchen towel while they are cooling.
22
Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

 



About

Soft bread roll shaped into a crescent and topped with sesame seeds.
Kifli are usually served as a nibble, with a salad, or as a dinner roll.

Yield:

50.0

Added:

April 22, 2011

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