Our favorite pastry is going next-level with colorful toppings that would make a French baker blush.

By Christina Izzo
March 06, 2018

Move over, doughnuts! The latest bakery treat to sweep the nation is the classic croissant— all dressed up with oddball flavors and Crayola-bright colors.

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse (San Francisco, Los Angeles)

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse, with outposts in San Francisco and Los Angeles, is an Instagram darling, thanks to its to fun-loving croissants (matcha, churro) and viral Cruffin (flaky croissant layers baked in a muffin mold). 

Related Recipe: Matcha-Choco Drizzle

Supermoon Bakehouse (New York City)

At Supermoon Bakehouse, you can find pumped-up crescents like the Banana Split, which features a core of caramelized fruit and a crown of gold leaf. "The croissant is something that hadn't changed for such a long time," says Supermoon co-owner Aron Tzimas. "It was ripe for it." 

Lychee Berry Croissant
A lychee-berry croissant from Supermoon Bakehouse in New York City.
| Credit: Photo courtesy of Supermoon Bakehouse

Union Fare (New York City)

Union Fare has also made a splash in New York with cheeky flavors like red velvet and birthday cake. 

Related Recipe: Croissant French Toast

West Town Bakery (Chicago)

In the Windy City, West Town Bakery debuted its Cereal Bowl Croissants last year, each loaded with cereal-infused cream and decorated with Fruity Pebbles or Cocoa Puffs.