Kouign amman

Learn how to make the perfect Kouign Amann with these delicious recipes and expert tips. Impress your friends and family with this French pastry masterpiece.
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Richard Bertinet’s Kouign Amman Recipe

This is a traditional bread-cake, made with a buttery, caramelised dough from my native Brittany. It contains a lot of butter (‘amann’ is the Breton word for butter) which is layered into the dough. When I was growing up this was a real treat, one that our family often had after Sunday lunch. It is said that Kouign amann was first made in 1860 in the town of Douarnenez, on the coast of Finistère, when a boulangerie ran out of cake and the baker was told to create something quickly. As he was…