Skip to content

June 7, 2013

The Cronut Craze

by DePaolo Equine Concepts

Today is National Doughnut Day!  We frequently have doughnuts delivered to the office (by an un-named source…starts with a Lynd and ends in a Sey).  Typically the treats are from a local North Texas bakery and end up getting picked over after a few days with the last few bit being resurrected in the microwave and then finally discarded in the trash.  I guarantee you if the cronut craze that is hitting Manhattan were to sweep all the way to Pilot Point, TX, those would surely NOT go to waste.

A cronut is a croissant-doughnut hybrid and the brain child of French Chef Dominique Ansel.  People start lining up two hours before the doors open at this SoHo pastry shop with some people even buying the tasty treats and re-selling them on the black market for a profit.  The going rate is $40 on Craigs List – roughly 8 times the actual price at Ansel’s shop.

This month’s featured flavor is lemon maple.  YES PLEASE!!!

dominique-ansel_208_20130430  cronut-in-line_26587

Read more from The Scoop

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Note: HTML is allowed. Your email address will never be published.

Subscribe to comments

%d bloggers like this: