How to Make Kouign Amann... Inspiration and methods for this recipe were drawn from several different sources, namely Flour, Too by Joanne Chang, Patisserie by Christophe Felder, and David Lebovitz's Kouign Amann recipe.

How to Make Kouign Amann... Inspiration and methods for this recipe were drawn from several different sources, namely Flour, Too by Joanne Chang, Patisserie by Christophe Felder, and David Lebovitz's Kouign Amann recipe.

The Kouign Amann Recipe. An easier step-by-step recipe completely with process photos. Photo and recipe by Irvin Lin of Eat the Love.

The Kouign Amann Recipe. An easier step-by-step recipe completely with process photos. Photo and recipe by Irvin Lin of Eat the Love.

Though the dough can be temperamental, layer after delicate layer will convince you: Making this Kouign-Amann is worth the effort.

Though the dough can be temperamental, layer after delicate layer will convince you: Making this Kouign-Amann is worth the effort.

I ate my first kouign amann from the palm of my hand at a farmers market in Oakland almost two years ago, and I will never in all my life forget the taste of those first buttery, caramelized, incredibly flakey morsels. I dream of traveling to Brittany to try a kouign amann straight from the source. Then again, now that I know that making them at home is not only doable, but just as buttery and flakey as anything coming from a bakery, I may not need to. Kouign amann? At home? I'm not…

I ate my first kouign amann from the palm of my hand at a farmers market in Oakland almost two years ago, and I will never in all my life forget the taste of those first buttery, caramelized, incredibly flakey morsels. I dream of traveling to Brittany to try a kouign amann straight from the source. Then again, now that I know that making them at home is not only doable, but just as buttery and flakey as anything coming from a bakery, I may not need to. Kouign amann? At home? I'm not…

Le fameux Kouign Amann... croustillant, fondant, caramélisé et tant pis pour la ligne !!!!! http://leclosdumenallen.com

Le fameux Kouign Amann... croustillant, fondant, caramélisé et tant pis pour la ligne !!!!! http://leclosdumenallen.com

These only use three ingredients (puff pastry, sugar and butter) and are fast!  While these can’t compete with Fresh from-scratch Kouign Amann with its seemingly endless sugar folds, they do capture the taste and texture of real Kouign Amann, and are always welcomed.

These only use three ingredients (puff pastry, sugar and butter) and are fast! While these can’t compete with Fresh from-scratch Kouign Amann with its seemingly endless sugar folds, they do capture the taste and texture of real Kouign Amann, and are always welcomed.

Kouign-Amann | Carmelized dough layered with butter and sugar, French pastry recipe by Dominique Ansel

Kouign-Amann | Carmelized dough layered with butter and sugar, French pastry recipe by Dominique Ansel

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