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The Birth of the Cronut Craze

A post on the Cronut history even though Sweet has been selling crossiant donuts for YEARS…it’s all in a name. If a croissant and a donut had a baby … Actually, thanks to Manhattan pastry chef Dominique Ansel, they did. And then he introduced his creation to the world on May 10, 2013, the Cronut™Continue Reading

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Cronuts may not be such an Original Invention

by Metro Lifestyle Food Alina Eisenhauer’s dosant, the fried croissant that apparently came long before Dominique Ansel’s cronut. A baker in Worcester, Mass. is surprised at New York City’s cronut craze. She said she’s been making fried croissants—dosants, she calls them—for years. Bad news, trendy New Yorkers: Looks like we’re not so ahead of theContinue Reading

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Worcester ‘Dosant’ led ‘Cronut’ Craze

By Jill Radsken D’OH! Sweet Bakery and Bar of Worcester has been making ‘dosants,’ chocolate-filled croissant/doughnut hybrids, for seven years, chef/owner Alina Eisenhauer says. We’ve got news for the cronut-crazed New Yorkers waiting in long lines for the $5 croissant/doughnut hybrid: We did it first. Chef Dominique Ansel started selling the pastry in May atContinue Reading

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