With overseas travel still out of the question for the foreseeable future, it will likely be some time before you can eat fresh croissants in Paris.
But shoppers are going crazy for a range of frozen pastries at Coles that they say taste almost as good as the real thing – because they’re imported from France.
In a TikTok that has been viewed over 63,000 times, Lucy Helenak, a woman from Sydney, shared a video of the $ 6 Coles Frozen Bake At Home Pain Au Chocolate six-pack.
To make them, just put the pastries on a baking sheet and bake them until they are golden brown.
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“Coles in Australia sells frozen pastries imported from France,” Lucy captioned the video. “And they are amazing! “
She also recommends the plain croissant version, saying they were “so good” too.
Lucy’s post received dozens of comments from buyers who also praised the frozen pastries, saying they were “awesome” and had “a lot” in storage at home.
“Nooo, don’t sell them, they’re too good,” one person joked.
“Don’t tell everyone,” another joked.
“These are my house favorites, especially when they are on sale! One person said.
“I’ve been complaining for days that we don’t have a local pastry shop in my 5km (Melb), Imma checkout Coles ASAP,” commented another.
A Coles spokeswoman told news.com.au that their frozen croissants were “made in France from the best chocolate croissants connoisseurs in the world.”
“Our Coles frozen home-made chocolate buns are very popular with customers – they’re like the delicious golden puff pastry croissants you find in coffee shops, but you can bake them in the comfort of your own home for just $ 6 for one. six pack, “they said.
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Aldi spanakopita is the store’s “best kept secret”
Last year, a $ 7 Aldi food item also gained a cult following after it went viral on TikTok.
In a TikTok video, Sydney foodie @mernasfoodfomo explained why she loved Aldi Urban Eats Greek Spanakopita, adding that she “usually keeps boxes” of the product.
“I’m going to share a little secret with you,” Merna explains in the video. “It’s that Aldi spanakopita and it’s made in Greece.”
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Merna said Aldi’s Freezer Aisle Spanakopita was “so easy” to turn into a delicious meal because all you had to do was put it in the oven at 180C and bake for 40. minutes.
“Honestly, this is Aldi’s best kept secret; I usually accumulate boxes of them, ”she said, before sharing the“ most satisfying shots ”of the baked product.
The video racked up more than 35,000 views from fans of the product, who jokingly berated the TikTok user for leaking his “secret.”
“They’re the best. It’s not worth doing it,” one person commented, while another added, “It’s the best but it sells out almost as soon as it hits the freezers. Aldi. “