Pain au chocolat

epicurean • February 18, 2022

As I write this, I have already eaten two pains au chocolat (chocolate croissants). Since I am new to having a fresh-out-of-the-oven croissant, it only seemed reasonable to try it twice.

This was my second try at croissants. Two weeks ago, I pulled the croissants from the oven and was greeted with a puddle of butter. (Fortunately, the loss of butter made for delicious biscuits.)

My luck turned today after giving them ample proving time.

A tray of 6 chocolate croissants. They are rectangular with a crispy brown sheen. The inside of a chocolate crossaint that has been cut in half. You can see layers of flakey, buttery dough, and a chocolate center. A close up of the 6 chocolate croissants.
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