Almond and apricot croissants

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Almond and apricot croissants
Almond and apricot croissants
  • Serves: 2

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe Looking for a fancy breakfast in bed recipe? This is just that! With sweet fruit and fragrant ground almonds you can turn your average croissant into a luxurious breakfast in minutes. Why not treat your other half this weekend and surprise them with this, it is sure to get you plenty of brownie points! You can try this recipe with other fruits too, if you don't have apricots - try peaches or plums instead.


  • 30g butter, softened
  • 30g caster sugar
  • 1 level tbsp plain flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • A little lemon zest, optional
  • 1 medium egg
  • 2 ready-made croissants
  • 6-8 canned apricot halves, in natural juice
  • 1tbsp flaked almonds
  • Icing sugar, for dusting

Make the almond mixture the night before to save time.


  1. Set the oven to 200C/392F/Gas Mark 6. Beat the butter, sugar, flour, ground almonds and lemon zest, if using, and egg until smooth.
  2. Split the croissants almost through and spread the bases with most of the almond mixture. Slide the apricots in. Put the tops back down. Brush the croissants and fruit all over with a little syrup from the can, then spread the rest of the
  3. almond mix on top. Scatter with flaked almonds.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden. Dust with icing sugar. Serve warm.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 709(kcal)
  • Fat 45.0g
  • Saturates 16.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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