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Sydney bakery Banksia Bakehouse launches a Pina Colada croissant inspired by the iconic cocktail

An Australian bakery is preparing to launch a Pina Colada croissant inspired by the iconic Puerto Rican pineapple cocktail.

It’s the latest creation from Banksia Bakehouse, a boutique cafe in Sydney CBD known for its rotating monthly menu of experimental desserts.

In September the specials were croissants stuffed with lemon meringue and Biscoff custard cream, while the current offerings for October are chocolate hazelnut and strawberry rose.

November’s special will be the pina colada, which consists of buttery pastry stuffed with chunks of pineapple and creamy pineapple curd.

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Sydney bakery Bankia Bakehouse is preparing to launch this Pina Colada croissant, inspired by the iconic Puerto Rican pineapple cocktail

Sydney bakery Bankia Bakehouse is preparing to launch this Pina Colada croissant, inspired by the iconic Puerto Rican pineapple cocktail

It's made from buttery pastry stuffed with chunks of pineapple and creamy pineapple curd, glazed in a citrus ganache and crispy meringue

It's made from buttery pastry stuffed with chunks of pineapple and creamy pineapple curd, glazed in a citrus ganache and crispy meringue

Sydney bakery Bankia Bakehouse is preparing to launch this Pina Colada croissant, inspired by the iconic Puerto Rican pineapple cocktail

Banksia Bakehouse in Sydney CBD is known for its monthly menu of experimental desserts

Banksia Bakehouse in Sydney CBD is known for its monthly menu of experimental desserts

Banksia Bakehouse in Sydney CBD is known for its monthly menu of experimental desserts

The outside is glazed in yuzu ganache – an East Asian citrus fruit similar to a mandarin orange – and topped with meringue and coconut chips.

A marshmallow ‘s’mores’ croissant will also feature on the upcoming menu, which is available in-store from Monday, November 1 until Monday, November 30.

Fans have been raving about previous creations on social media, with the lemon meringue pie flavour drawing the best reviews.

‘It is an awesome croissant! Enjoyed mine (well part of it!) this morning. Had to share it! Love the lemon curd and meringue with the delicious croissant, so yummy,’ one woman wrote. 

Fans of the bakery have been raving about its unique creations on social media

Fans of the bakery have been raving about its unique creations on social media

Fans of the bakery have been raving about its unique creations on social media

‘I had the passionfruit one a few days ago and it was incredible,’ said a second.

Others drooled over the strawberry filled croissant sprinkled with edible rose petals.

‘Oh my! I have no resistance to this,’ one said.

Another tagged her friend and said the prospect of having the croissant for lunch had finally motivated her to return to her CBD office after months of working from home.

Source: Daily Mail Australia | World News

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