Definition of croissant
croissantsplay \krȯ-ˈsänt(s), krə-; krwä-ˈsäⁿ(z)\
: a flaky rich crescent-shaped roll
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National Blueberry Muffin Day The Gourmet Muffin recently opened the doors to its Audubon Park store with a healthy stock of muffins, cruffins (croissant-muffin hybrids), coffees, cookies and more.
J’aime will sell La Colombe coffee, viennoiserie (such as croissants), pastries (such as fruit tarts, eclairs, madeleines, merveilleux), quiches and sandwiches for lunch, sweet crepes, and a small bread line (baguettes, mostly).
Choose from a variety of dry-air diffusion capsules—seaside, espresso, even croissant.
German discounter Aldi has been aggressively expanding, while its European rival Lidl opened its first 10 stores in the U.S. this week with specials for 39-cent croissants and 79-cent chocolate bars.
Order yours in a cup, cone, stuffed in a croissant or affogato (drowned) in espresso.
Butter makes up about a quarter of the ingredients in croissants.
Samuel's business surged when Dominique Ansel, a world-renowned pastry chef, combined the croissant with the doughnut and started selling an extremely limited supply at his SoHo bakery.
But the best part of the sandwich is the bread: a warm, fresh and buttery baked croissant-pretzel hybrid that is melt-in-your-mouth exquisite.
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CROISSANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of croissant for English Language Learners
: a type of roll that has a curved shape and that is usually eaten at breakfast
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