Lemon Crescent Roll

Lemon Crescent Roll

Course Bread
Cuisine Asian


  • 2 ¼ teaspoons yeast
  • ½ tablespoon warm water
  • 4 pieces egg yolks
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 3-3 ½ cups MAYA All-Purpose Flour
  • buttercream icing (prepared)
  • lemon juice (to taste)
  • lemon rind, grated
  • toasted almond flakes


  1. Mix together all ingredients for bread dough then knead until gluten is fully developed.
  2. Divide dough into balls weighing about 100 grams each.
  3. Roll out each portion of dough into a triangle.
  4. Brush with butter then roll as in jelly roll to form crescent.
  5. Cover and let rise until light.
  6. Brush tops with melted butter.
  7. Bake at 375ºF / 190ºC until golden brown.
  8. Remove from pan. Cool.
  9. Mix together prepared buttercream icing, lemon juice and lemon rind to taste.
  10. Spread mixture on top of bread.
  11. Roll in almond flakes.

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