Wholemeal Frankfurter Crescents

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Wholemeal Frankfurter Crescents

Frankfurter crescents are delicious and very easy to make! Great for a hike or picknic warmed over a fire or on a charcoal grill, or as a finger food at a children’s party.

100 g [3,5 oz] flour
75 g [2,65 oz] wholemeal flour, fine
75 g [2,65 oz] wholemeal flour
½ teaspoon of sugar
½ teaspoon of salt
30 g [1 oz] butter
1 ½ dl [0,3 pt] milk
½ pk yeast
20 frankfurters
Egg for brushing

This is what you do

[1] Melt the butter, add the milk and warm the mixture until it reaches about 30° C /90° F. Mix together all the dry ingredients and crumb the yeast in the bowl. Add the milk and butter mixture and knead in a mixer. First at low speed, then a little faster. Knead till the dough gathers well and becomes glossy and smooth on the surface.

[2] Cover the bowl with plastic or a kitchen towel and let the dough raise to double size, about 30 minutes.

[3] Roll the dough into a 5 round discs and use a pizza wheel to cut them first through the middle both ways, then cut each of the 4 triangles in the middle again making 40 triangles in all.

[4] Cut the frankfurters in two and roll a triangle round each half like you would roll a usual crescent.

[5] Cover with plastic and leave them for about 15 minutes.

[6] Brush with beaten egg.

[7] Bake the frankfurter crescents in the middle of the oven at 220° C / 430° F for about 10 minutes.

[8] Pack the crescents in your picnic basket/back pack and warm them over a fire or on a charcoal grill.