A crème-filled circular croissant is New York City’s latest viral sensation

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A circular, crème-filled croissant has been taking New York City -- and social media -- by storm this summer.

The Suprême, similar to Dominique Ansel’s Cronut, the hybrid of a doughnut and croissant that caused a food sensation in 2013, has had folks lining up outside Lafayette Grand Café & Bakery since it was introduced in April.

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The croissant has also caused a sensation on TikTok and Instagram, with customers ripping into the pastries and showing viewers the ganache pouring out of the flaky treat.

Lafayette Grand Cafe & Bakery executive pastry chef Scott Cioe works on the preparation of Supremes, at Lafayette Grand Cafe & Bakery, in New York, US, on August 24, 2022. (Reuters)
Lafayette Grand Cafe & Bakery executive pastry chef Scott Cioe works on the preparation of Supremes, at Lafayette Grand Cafe & Bakery, in New York, US, on August 24, 2022. (Reuters)



Scott Cioe, executive pastry chef for the bakery, said he had no idea his creation would go viral. “I don’t even have a TikTok,” he said.

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