Savory Kouign Amann

Widely credited to the Brittany region of France, Kouign Amann (koo-een ah-mahn) is a flaky concoction of croissant dough layered with sugar and caramelized in a metal mold to develop a satisfyingly sweet crunch reminiscent of a glazed donut.  As usual, I decided to shake things up and make a savory Kouign Amann by layering that same flaky, buttery dough with parmesan cheese. Thus, the “Kouign Parmesan” was born.  And he is delicious.

Kouign Parmesan

About Joe the Baker

Joe the Baker is a classically-trained pastry chef who specializes in French macarons and viennoiserie. He currently sells his delicious confections online, at the Coppell Farmers Market, and at DFW-area gourmet grocers.

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