Bolton gets the latest 'development' in the baking world - the tronut

Bolton gets the latest 'development' in the baking world - the tronut

Reporter Liam Thorpe and shop assistant Becky Rowland trying the tronut outside The Pound Bakery in Newport Street

Liam Thorp enjoying his tronut

Becky Rowland with the latest in confectionery - the tronut

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A BOLTON bakery has developed a “revolutionary” new snack — the tronut — a doughnut with a trifle filling.

Bosses at PoundBakery hope the hybrid treat will enjoy similar success to the cronut — half-croissant, half-doughnut — which took the baking world by storm last year.

The Bolton store’s new dessert is a six-inch sugared doughnut sponge crammed with a trifle filling.

The culinary creation — which unsurprisingly costs £1 — was invented by baker John Wallock.

He said: “I spotted children at a family party scooping the trifle into the middle of a ring doughnut and wondered if they were on to something.

“Getting the composition right was tough — if it was too wet the doughnut would collapse on the go, if it was too dry then it wouldn’t have the delicious trifleness that we all love.

“It is great to see so many customers keen to get their hands on it.”

Other hybrid pastries include the wonut, which is half-waffle, half-doughnut.

Bakers Greggs has also sold the Greggsnut — its own take on the cronut — but the snack was only sold in London.

Verdict: ‘It’s Delicious’

THE Bolton News sent reporter Liam Thorp to the bakery to sample the tronut. Here is his verdict — complete with woeful puns.

“At first I thought the tronut might be a trifle much for me to handle, but it turned out to be delicious.

"I brought a few back to The Bolton News office and they were all gone in minutes — dough-not get in the way of a hungry reporter...”

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4:46pm Mon 18 Aug 14

stereo_world says...

Bolton News on the ball again I see.
Bolton News on the ball again I see. stereo_world
  • Score: 1

6:02pm Mon 18 Aug 14

Emma_drop says...

Had these last week, gorgeous!! An a bargain at 2 for £1
Had these last week, gorgeous!! An a bargain at 2 for £1 Emma_drop
  • Score: 6

6:54pm Mon 18 Aug 14

poundbakery baker says...

i work there, and know these are of the highest quality. and taste gorgeous.. we make thousands of em,
Glad people are liking them
i work there, and know these are of the highest quality. and taste gorgeous.. we make thousands of em, Glad people are liking them poundbakery baker
  • Score: 7

9:08pm Mon 18 Aug 14

EmShambles says...

I don't like that name.What is wrong with the doufel or the sexy horn?
I don't like that name.What is wrong with the doufel or the sexy horn? EmShambles
  • Score: 2

1:27am Tue 19 Aug 14

chris25 says...

goddammit just gone on low fat diet to help support my husband with his gallbladder complaint .
goddammit just gone on low fat diet to help support my husband with his gallbladder complaint . chris25
  • Score: 2

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