Bougie Ice Cream S’mores on a Stick Are the Latest Shtick by the Cronut’s Dominique Ansel
At this point, it really is the Cronut’s Dominique Ansel, and not Dominique Ansel’s Cronut. But not to be outshined by his now world-infamous invention, the genius Cronuteer is back with yet another inspired twist on an American classic: the Frozen S’more.
Yes, ice cream s’mores have been done before, which means this Cronut-sequel is unlikely to harness the same staying power of its older brother. But what the Frozen S’more lacks in portmanteau magic it makes up for in bougieness, since instead of simply sandwiching frozen milk between two graham crackers and setting it on a plate over a burlap tablecloth – Pinterest-style – Ansel’s rendition encases the vanilla ice cream with a chocolate wafer and marshmallow mixed with dondurma (a thick, Turkish ice cream); skewers the whole thing on an applewood-smoked willow branch; and then torches it, because he can.
So will the Frozen S’more (or, as Grubstreet suggests we should call it, the “Fr’or”) be enough to change Ansel’s historical title from “Cronut-inventor” to simply “Genius Pâtissier”? Probably not, but it’ll definitely make a nice little footnote.
H/T + Picthx Grub Street
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