Kouign Amann

24 Jun

June 24, 2014

The very first time I tried a Kouign Amann was from B. Patisserie’s bakery, located in San Francisco, CA. Before she opened up her shop, I was following her on Facebook and immediately fell in love with her art in the kitchen. Her desserts are well crafted and very detailed- desserts almost too pretty to eat. When her shop finally opened up in 2012, we stopped by to try her well-known, ever so popular Kouign Amanns, and since then I was inspired make them at home. I did some research on the recipe and came across a couple of them, but only recently did I come across a very detailed and easy to follow recipe on The Kitchn blog. So I decided to tackle this.

Making Kouign Amanns require patience and it is very important to follow the instructions carefully. I made this over a period of two days, had my iPad open so that I can reference the blog, and had a printout of the recipe where I jotted down notes. Never once during the process did I feel discouraged. In fact, I was eager to see the results!

If you have the time and patience, I say make these! They taste the best once out of the oven, where the caramelized sugar have infused the buttery layers and the sugar is still gooey. If you’re looking for a sweet option for breakfast, these are perfect with your morning cup of coffee, or a midday snack with some tea. These keep well at room temperature in an air-tight container, but if you don’t get to all of them in time, freeze them. Just reheat for a few seconds, eat it as is, or add a bit of jam.

Recipe and steps can be found here.

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2 Responses to “Kouign Amann”

  1. Mirian June 25, 2014 at 8:32 AM #

    B Patisserie is my niece’s cousin. Belinda would work day and night on her creations. She is one passionate baker. She’s very hands on even in her new shop. And she’s won top bakery for her kouigan.

    If you’ve tried Belinda’s kouigan then I’m sure this recipe is top-notch, too. I will be sure to try it by thanks for posting.

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    • sweeterrific June 26, 2014 at 8:29 AM #

      Thanks for the comment, Mirian! Belinda’s hard work shows through her beautiful creations! I can’t wait to stop by her shop again soon!

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