Fervent Flake Croissant

Nov 28, 2012 by

The humble croissant is one of the greatest pastries of all time. Now imagine this commonly available delight united with one of the best mainstream chocolate offerings: Cadbury’s Flake.

The result is nothing short of tongue raising.

It all started when the T-Spoon and I acquired, and nearly consumed, an entire bag of eight butter croissants. With only two croissant remaining, we decided to look for something a little more exciting to end our croissant binge. Enter the chocolate flake.

As delicately as possible, we broke open the last two golden croissants. With the precision of a master Swiss chocolatier, we measured out a half requirement of Cadbury Flake, slowly inserted the chocolate into the centre of the pastry, and enjoyed.

We will, at this point, admit that it was not quite up to the standard of a chocolate croissant from the Fournos Bakery. For that mid-day office chocolate croissant fix, however, it comes highly recommended.

How exactly the idea came to be, we are not at liberty to share, but the fact that it did made for one of life’s most beautiful lessons… and one that we, the Upper Crust, feel the need to continue exploring through the Croissant Chronicles.

To create the true Fervent Flake Croissant, simply do the following:

  • Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees C (356 F)
  • Gently slice open the croissant – not the whole way through, leave an edge like a book.
  • Unwrap the Cadbury Flake and place it in the middle of the croissant (break it in two if needed).
  • Place the chocolate filled croissant in the oven.
  • Leave for 3 – 5 minutes, just until the top of the croissant has gone crispy.
  • Remove croissant from oven and allow to cool for at least 30 seconds.
  •  Enjoy!

[Sources: Chocolateblog]

About the author

Hailing from a land far away on the outskirts of Johannesburg, Candice Richards (the But'Her Knife) spends her evenings, and some breakfast, tea and lunch times… pretty much most of the time, enjoying the local culinary offerings that the beautiful city of gold, Johannesburg, has to offer. When Candice is not devouring the latest culinary treat, she is a slave to the Internet in order to pay for her food driven exploits. She is also a lover of all things digital while being an accomplished developer of mobile applications. Candice hopes to take over the world, one dining experience at a time.