Behold, the ‘cronut’: NYC culinary sensation reaches Colorado

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"The Broadmoor Donut," shown here, is the answer to the "cronut," a donut-croissant hybrid made famous by a New York City bakery. (Photo: The Broadmoor)

"The Broadmoor Donut," shown here, is the answer to the "cronut," a donut-croissant hybrid made famous by a New York City bakery. (Photo: The Broadmoor)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The “cronut,” the sensation that has causes five-block lines for a $5 pastry in New York City every morning, has finally made its way to Colorado.

According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, The Broadmoor has begun baking up their own version of the croissant-donut hybrid, which is brainchild of Dominique Ansel, who runs a now-world-renowned bakery in Manhattan’s SoHo district.

The Gazette is reporting that the Colorado Springs resort’s executive chef Johann Willar will make exactly 24 of the trendy pastries per day. They’ll be dubbed “The Broadmoor Donut” and will be available for purchase at Espresso’s and Julie’s, two different restaurants on the upscale resort’s grounds.

If you’re expecting a break in the cost, don’t get your hopes up. “The Broadmoor Donut” is also mimicking the cronut in terms of its $5 price tag.