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Cronut Craze Has Sparked $40-a-Pop Black Market for the Pastry
Fox News ^ | May 30, 2013

Posted on 05/30/2013 4:05:45 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Would you pay $40 for a doughnut? Sounds nuts, right?

A few weeks ago, we reported on the advent on the cronut --which basically is croissant dough fried like a doughnut. That was the first day the pastry was for available for sale publicly, and the first batch sold out in in just 35 minutes.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Food
KEYWORDS: fads

1 posted on 05/30/2013 4:05:45 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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2 posted on 05/30/2013 4:07:30 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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This is just stupid.


3 posted on 05/30/2013 4:08:37 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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Only NYawkers would be credulous enough to pay up to 40 bucks for a piece of fat-soaked glop.
4 posted on 05/30/2013 4:08:53 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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You can bet Nazi-Nanny Bloom-Turd is on it now, writing regs to ban it.


5 posted on 05/30/2013 4:27:46 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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Hey! I’ve been frying Pepperidge Farm turnovers for years. Prior art!


6 posted on 05/30/2013 4:35:53 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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A picture being worth 1000 words, I hereby present a 1013 word post.


7 posted on 05/30/2013 4:43:45 PM PDT by InterceptPoint (If I had a tag line this is where you would find it)
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recipe
http://the-kate-tin.blogspot.com/2013/05/cracking-cronuts.html


8 posted on 05/30/2013 4:49:45 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: nickcarraway

People have more money than brains.


9 posted on 05/30/2013 4:59:43 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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Looks yummy, but not $40 yummy.


10 posted on 05/30/2013 5:04:47 PM PDT by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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I can get a pretty good steak dinner for 40 bucks - including a chocolate volcano cake for dessert.


11 posted on 05/30/2013 5:19:17 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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These people are crazy! I was buying these at Acme
grocery stores in Akron OH since the early 90’s. 59 cents.

Now I feel special.


12 posted on 05/30/2013 5:20:19 PM PDT by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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$40 would buy a pretty decent cut of meat at the local meat market. I’d have to pass on the frou frou croissant.


13 posted on 05/30/2013 5:23:22 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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Econ 101... supply and demand. The price is very likely to decline... if / when demand diminishes.


14 posted on 05/30/2013 5:39:51 PM PDT by Teacher317 (Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast)
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