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Cronut Creator Debuts Peanut Butter Pretzel Lobster Tails For Some Inexplicable Reason

Dessert wizard Dominique Ansel will start selling the crustacean-shaped treats this weekend at his New York bakery.

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Cronuts, sundaes in a can: Baker Dominique Ansel is the food mash-up master. On Thursday, he revealed his newest creation on Good Morning America.

Mastermind behind the cronut is almost ready to reveal his newest creation! Tell us your guesses using #SocialSquare

Good Morning America@GMA

Mastermind behind the cronut is almost ready to reveal his newest creation! Tell us your guesses using #SocialSquare

7:57 AM - 07 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The anticipation was palpable.

Coming up in @GMAPopNews: the moment we've all been waiting for. We're about to reveal the latest creation from the Cronut mastermind!

Good Morning America@GMA

Coming up in @GMAPopNews: the moment we've all been waiting for. We're about to reveal the latest creation from the Cronut mastermind!

8:10 AM - 07 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And finally, the summer's hot new dessert was revealed.

Drum roll please! The latest creation by the Cronut mastermind is.... A pretzel lobster tail! Yum!

Good Morning America@GMA

Drum roll please! The latest creation by the Cronut mastermind is.... A pretzel lobster tail! Yum!

8:20 AM - 07 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Wait, what?

The pretzel is stuffed with peanut butter and served with whipped brown butter and honey. Grub Street reports that the seafood shape is an homage to an Italian pastry.

With a little bit of glamor lighting, the tails look nothing short of delicious.

Presenting @DominiqueAnsel’s latest: Peanut-butter-stuffed pretzels shaped like lobster tails http://t.co/Fxm0hB1U1n

Grub Street@grubstreet

Presenting @DominiqueAnsel’s latest: Peanut-butter-stuffed pretzels shaped like lobster tails http://t.co/Fxm0hB1U1n

9:34 AM - 07 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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