Croissants with Sugar Grains
Croissants with Sugar Grains

Croissants with Sugar Grains

You used to only find them in cafés and patisseries. Now this "homemade" version of the time-honoured Italian recipe turns breakfast into the very best start to the day. And it turns office or school snacktimes into a moment of private, joyful delight. 75 fragrant grams each.

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The best ingredients

This delicious item contains three ingredients: sourdough, patiently left to rise for 60 hours, to give it a natural flavour. High quality churned butter, from Italian cream, giving a fresh, mild flavour. And eggs from free-range hens. The resulting pastry can be filled with whatever you wish.

The origins of flavour

The origins of flavour

Called croissant in France and brioche in Northern Italy, in Central and Southern Italy it's called a cornetto. It's a traditional patisserie speciality, more flavoursome than the kipferl it's evolved from, and it has a crescent moon shape...or two little horns.

Meticulous production processes

The starter used to make these croissants takes its time to get going (and the pastry chefs need to be very patient)! It takes sixty hours to rise. And the result is a light, honeycombed dough. Which is what makes them as delicious as butter that melts in the mouth. And their wonderful flavour is also down to the eggs from free-range hens.

Meticulous production processes

Flavour watchers

Traditionally croissants are made either with sugar grains on top or without. Some prefer their sweetness above, others inside: they can be filled with jam, crème patissière, pistachio or hazelnut. And some like them plain.

Product

Croissants with sugar grains 275 g (5x55 g)

Ingredients

WHEAT flour, butter (MILK), sourdough (WHEAT flour, water) 11%, water, barn EGGS, sugar, invert sugar, sugar grains coating 4%, sunflower seed oil, emulsifier: mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids, EGG yolk, MILK, fructose, candied orange zest (orange zest, sugar, glucose-fructose syrup, lemon juice), cocoa butter, honey, malted WHEAT flour, salt, flavourings, natural flavourings. May contain SOYBEANS, NUTS, SESAME SEEDS, MUSTARD.

Nutrition Declaration

Average nutritional values per 100g of product

Average nutritional values

per 100 g

Energy

1766 kJ / 423 Kcal

Fat

26 g

of which saturates

17 g

Carbohydrate

40 g

of which sugars

16 g

Fibre

-

Protein

6,7 g

Salt

0,46 g

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The philosophy of flavour architects

A croissant has to be as good as one from a patisserie, otherwise there's no point.

To enjoy it best

When stored away from sources of heat and direct sunlight, you can enjoy all their softness to the full.

Where you'll find happiness

Delicious La Rosa dei gusti products are available in Crai Sardegna and Crai Tirreno stores, in all Leader Price Italia stores, and in Despar and Eurospar stores in Sardinia.

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