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Indian Almond Barfi Croissants

  • Author: eatsbyramya
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 8


These SUPER SIMPLE decadent Almond Barfi Croissants are filled with an almond fudge filling, made with a cardamom, ghee and almond flour.


  • 8 store bought croissants

For the Syrup

  • 1/2 cup water
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • Pinch of saffron

For the Almond Paste

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • ½1 tsp ground cardamom (or 45 elachi crushed)
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tbsp ghee (or room temp butter)

For the Topping

  • Sliced almonds
  • Sliced pistachos
  • Rose petals (optional)
  • Powdered Sugar


  1. Make the syrup by melting the sugar and water on the stove. Add in crushed up saffron, mix and let it while you make paste.
  2. To make the almond paste, mix together the almond flour, brown sugar, ground cardamom, vanilla extract, almond extract, an egg and ghee (or butter). Mix it up to for a thick paste.
  3. Preheat your oven to 350 F & slice your croissants in half. Very generously spread the saffron syrup one side of the open croissant (should be no dry corner).
  4. Spread 2 tbsp almond paste on each open croissant and close it. Add 1 tbsp on top of croissant and top with sliced pistachios and almond.
  5. BAKE FOR 15 minutes at 350F, dust with powdered sugar and enjoy!!
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Cuisine: Indian