Are these good? These are outrageous. What is it? It’s the ultimate baking mash up: combine croissant dough with a doughnut concept and what do you get? Cronuts. Cronuts are the inspiration (and patented name) of New York Pastry Chef Dominique Ansel. . When I read about how people were lining up at 5 am to get one and Cronuts being sold on Craigslist I knew I had to try a batch.  My recipe of course is not Ansel Bakery’s famous recipe – no one know that formula and this is, still in essence, the inspiration of another pastry chef.  My Flakey Butter Doughnut is however, my attempt to share with you (who might not be in New York too soon) the ultimate doughnut. © Cronuts are a registered trademark of Dominique Ansel of  For how to roll out croissant dough, you might want to check a YouTube video such as

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