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Cube Croissants

How about enjoying the classic croissant in its new shape? Here is the Cube Croissant recipe.

January 14, 2023
Cube CroissantPhoto By Canva
Difficulty Medium
Servings 6-8 people
Preparation 150 mins
Cooking 15 mins
Total 165 mins



  1. Combine flour, sugar, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, dissolve fresh yeast in warm water and leave for 5 minutes.
  3. Cut the cold butter into cubes. Add the 1/4 cup butter to the flour mixture. With your hands or a cookie cutter, crush the butter into crumbs.
  4. Slowly add the yeast mixture and cold water to the flour mixture and mix until the dough comes together.
  5. Knead the dough until it is smooth.
  6. Put the dough in a greased bowl and wrap it with cling film and cover with a kitchen cloth. Let the dough rise for 1 hour or until it has doubled.
  7. After the dough has risen, roll it out on a floured surface into a ¼ inch thick rectangle.
  8. Spread the butter evenly over the dough, leaving a small gap at the edges.
  9. Fold the dough into thirds like a letter. Then roll out the dough again into a rectangle shape and fold it again. Repeat this step one more time.
  10. After rolling out the dough, cut it into small squares with a knife or pizza cutter.
  11. Wrap the croissants in cling film and place on the baking tray. Keep in the refrigerator for about 1 hour.
  12. Preheat the oven to 400 °F (200 °C). Line the baking tray with parchment paper.
  13. Brush the cube-shaped croissants with the egg wash.
  14. Bake the croissant cubes for 12-15 minutes, or until they get golden brown.
  15. Remove the cubed croissants from the oven and let them cool for 5-10 minutes.
  16. Serve the croissant warm.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cube Croissant
Serves 6-8
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54 g69.2%
Cholesterol 163 mg54.3%
Sodium 552 mg24%
Protein 9.4 g18.8%
Potassium 135 mg2.9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Use cold butter. The fact that the butter is cold makes the texture of the croissant cubes flaky.
  • Cut the butter into small cubes before adding it to the flour mixture.
  • Use good-quality flour. Use a high-quality gluten-free flour. This will make the croissant dough rise and become crispy. For more, you can check our article on "Types of Flour and Uses ".
  • Use fresh yeast. This allows the dough to rise, creating a light and airy texture.
  • If there is no fresh yeast, you can use active dry yeast.
  • Use cold water. This will keep the butter cold and the dough crispy.
  • Do not overmix the dough. Otherwise, the croissant will become tough. Therefore, knead the dough until you get a smooth consistency.
  • Roll the dough out evenly. This ensures that the croissants are the same size and baked evenly.
  • Cut the dough into cubes. Use a sharp knife or pizza knife to cut the dough into small cubes.
  • Rest the dough. After cutting the dough into cubes, let it rest for at least 30 minutes before baking. This will help the croissant cubes rise and become crispy.
  • You can use store-bought croissant dough or make your own from scratch.
  • Brush eggs on the croissant. Brush the cubed croissants with an egg wash before baking. This ensures that the outside is golden brown. For more, you can take a look at our article, "How to Make Egg Wash?".
  • Line the baking tray with parchment paper. This allows the croissants to be easily removed.
  • Place the cubes, spaced apart, on the baking tray.
  • Check out the croissants. Cube croissants can burn easily. Check them constantly as they bake in the oven.
  • Serve the croissant cubes warm for the best taste and texture.
  • Cube croissants can be prepared with different filling materials. You can use filling materials such as chocolate, cheese, and vanilla while making croissant cubes.
  • For extra vanilla flavor, you can sprinkle some vanilla sugar or vanilla extract on top before baking.
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Croissant cubes, which went viral on TikTok recently, are perfect for those who want a creative and delicious treat. You can serve this buttery, crunchy, layered pastry in a variety of ways. You can add flavor to your breakfasts or desserts with these cube-shaped croissants.

Experience the incredible crunch of the croissant in every bite. Satisfy your croissant cravings with these cubed croissants. You can customize this croissant with different fillings, such as chocolate, vanilla, or matcha. Bon Appetit.

What Are Cube Croissants?

Cube croissants, which went viral on TikTok recently, are the cube-shaped version of the traditional French pastry, the croissant. It is prepared like the classic croissant recipe, but before baking, the dough is cut into cubes. The cubes are crispy on the outside and soft and buttery on the inside.

This delicacy, which has become popular with its videos on social media, has different variations made with filling materials such as chocolate, vanilla and matcha. It can be filled with sweet or savory ingredients. Croissant cubes are often served with desserts such as coffee or ice cream. It is also a delicious snack on its own. It can be served as breakfast or brunch.

What Type of Yeast Is Best for a Cube Croissant?

Both fresh yeast and active dry yeast can be used to make cubed croissants. However, fresh yeast works best for this recipe. It allows the dough to rise and create a light and airy texture.

Fresh yeast is moist yeast. It spoils more quickly than other types of yeast and should be used within a few days after purchase. It allows the dough to rise better and faster than active dry yeast.

Active dry yeast is a type of yeast that is sold in granules. It must be soaked in water before use. The dough takes a little longer to rise than fresh yeast.

Generally, fresh yeast is the best option for making a lighter and fluffier croissant. However, if you do not have fresh yeast, you can use active dry yeast. However, cubed croissants may not be as rise as when you use fresh yeast.

What Are the Variations of Cube Croissant?

You can make cube-shaped croissants with sweet or savory fillings. Here are the types of cubed croissants you can try:

Vanilla Croissant Cubes: Add vanilla extract or vanilla sugar to classic croissant dough.

Almond Croissant Cubes: Add crushed almonds to the croissant dough and top with chopped almonds before baking.

Chocolate Croissant Cubes: Add chocolate chips to the dough mixture before cutting the dough into cubes. Brush the cubes with chocolate sauce before baking.

Cheese Croissant Cubes: Mix the grated cheese into the dough. Then sprinkle some more grated cheese on top of the croissants before baking.

Matcha Croissant Cubes: Add matcha powder to the croissant dough. Pour matcha sauce over the croissant cubes before baking.

What To Serve with Cube Croissants?

Cube croissants are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or as a sweet snack. It can be served with savory and sweet dishes. You can consume these cube-shaped croissants plain or by adding toppings such as powdered sugar, chocolate, or fruit, depending on your preference. It also goes well with ice cream, chocolate sauce, jam, or butter. Cube croissants are usually served warm or at room temperature.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Cube Croissants:

How To Store Croissant Cubes?

Cube croissants can be stored in an airtight container or ziplock bag at room temperature for up to 3 days. If you want to store it longer, you can store it in the freezer for up to 3 months. To reheat frozen croissants, place them on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 350 °F(175 °C) oven for about 5 minutes or until crispy.

Where To Buy Croissant Cubes?

The best-known of the bakeries selling cube croissants is Le Deli Robuchon. At this London bakery, you can find a variety of cubed croissants, including classic, chocolate, vanilla, and matcha.

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