Friday, March 18, 2011

Guilty Pleasures: Pain au Chocolat at Brix Bakery!

Pain Au Chocolat at Brix Bakery
 This week's Guilty Pleasure is especially dangerous because I can find it within a mile of my house! I snapped these beautiful Pain au Chocolat at Brix Bakery here in Delray Beach. There's just something about seeing these delicious pastries all lined up that just releases endorphins in my brain - YUM!

Pain au chocolat, also known as chocolatine in southwestern France and French Canada, is made from the same puff pastry use to make croissant - with the addition of a piece or two of chocolate (a very critical distinction if you ask me). When served warm, I have to say, it does not get much better! I love the scene in the movie "It's Complicated" when Meryl Streep takes her date, Steve Martin, to her bakery and they have a fabulous time baking these little beauties from scratch. Such a fabulous movie!

Are you a fan of Pain au Chocolat and/or have you ever made them? If you answer "yes" please be sure to include your home address in your comment.

Bon Appétit,

7 comments:

  1. Oh remeber that scene from the movie...these really are a guilty pleasure.

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  2. I really like the new blog design!

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  3. I am not a sweets eater but even I would be tempted by these.

    Have a great weekend.

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  4. Shame on me, never made Pain au Chocolat but I have eaten many and I love them.
    Great new look.
    Wishing you a lovely weekend ♥

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  5. LOVE pain au chocolat, and LOVE that scene of the movie!!

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  6. What' the amazing looking cake behind the pain au chocolat in your photo...I think I've fallen in love with it!!!

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