Stand MixersK beater
Ingredients 1Unsalted butter 100 gramsGround almonds 100 gramsCaster sugar 400 gramsPlain flour 2 Tbsp.Eggs 2Ingredients 2Water 240 gramsCaster sugar 2 Tbsp.Rum 3 Tbsp.Almond extract 1 tsp.Ingredients 3Croissants 6Ingredients 4Flaked almonds 100 gramsIcing sugar 100 grams
Prep. (Before you begin)Cut the butter into cubes and leave at room temperature to soften.Getting started Fit the K beater to the machine. Stage 11. Add Ingredients 1 (butter, almonds, sugar, flour, eggs) into the Mixer bowl.2. Attach the Mixer bowl to the machine and fit the splash guard. 3. Mix on speed Max for 1 minute. 4. Scrape down the bowl.5. Mix on speed Max for 1 minute or until light and fluffy.Stage 21. Add Ingredients 2 (water, sugar, rum, almond extract) into the saucepan.2. Heat over a medium high heat until boiling.3. Stir until thickened.4. Set aside.Stage 31. Pre heat the oven to 180ºC.2. Place Ingredients 3 (croissants) onto the cutting board.3. Cut the crossaints lengthways without slicing all the way through.4. Brush half the syrup from the saucepan inside each croissant.5. Spread half the almond paste from the Mixer bowl evenly into each croissant.6. Brush the rest of the syrup on top of each croissant.7. Spread the rest of the almond paste on top of each croissant. Stage 41. Sprinkle the croissants with the first item of Ingredients 4 (flaked almonds). 2. Transfer the croissants from the cutting board onto the baking tray.3. Bake for 10 minutes at 180ºC.4. Dust with the last item of Ingredients 4 (icing sugar).5. Serve.