The New York inventor of the cronut—the flaky, butter-laminated love child of a croissant and a doughnut—trademarked his creation. Using its name (or anything that rhymes with its name) will earn you a cease and desist letter. So Seattle bakers brave enough to riff on this labor-intensive treat have come up with their own monikers.


double happiness cronut at ba bar seattle
Ba Bar's Double Happiness

Ba Bar: Double Happiness

The outside is all doughnut, but within lurks the flaky soul of a croissant—and lots of creamy filling. Oh god, is it rich. Saturdays and Sundays only.


frost doughnut froissant cronut
Frost Doughnut's Froissant

Frost Doughnuts: Froissant

Mill Creek’s craze-inducing doughnut shop produces three masterful versions—glazed, cream-filled, and a seasonal flavor.

meander's kitchen meanderthal cronut
Meander's Kitchen Meanderthal

Meander’s Kitchen: Meanderthal

It's as if a breakfast sandwich and a birthday cake made passionate love. A new flavor is available every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 206-491-8571

5 point cafe cro-dough cronut
5 Point Cafe's Cro-Dough

5 Point Cafe: Cro-Dough
Impressive interior flakiness with a flavor not unlike a sophisticated funnel cake. Available Saturdays and Sundays, or by weekday special order.