I’ll admit it: when I first heard of cronuts, I was certain that they had to be the best thing ever. Fried, donut-shaped croissant dough named so cleverly? Gimme.
But then cronuts became annoying (though maybe not as much as the ramen burger) and I felt like I was over it. I didn’t even bother to seek out any of the knock-offs that started cropping up around Austin this summer.
About a week ago, I began hearing good things about HEB‘s Le Deuxnut. (That spelling would make more sense with an ‘a’ in it, right?) A little skeptical of a knock-off cronut from a grocery store, I knew I’d give it a try because, well, I go there for groceries anyway. Kristin of Mad Betty posted a picture of a Deuxnut this morning declaring it to be “the winner” (compared to another local fauxnut), which prompted me to go a little out of the way for a couple while on the way to the gym. Continue reading