We’ve Lost Our Heads for the Kouigns of Hearts

February 10, 2014 in

Sure, we love our roses, hearts and chocolates just as much as the next Romantics. For some Valentines, the cliché is more than okay. But what about your punch-you-in-the-gut Passions? They deserve nuance and… umph! For these Loves, we suggest crowning the Kouigns (queen) Amann with homemade Coconut Caramel Sauce. Yeah, that’s right – caramelizing caramelized cake – that ought to show your punch-you-on-the-gut Passions just how much you care.

Trader Joe's Crown The Kouigns with Coconut Caramel

The Queen of Croissants, Kouigns Amann

It’s not just about pronunciation, Kouigns Amann (“queen yamman") is quite literally a queen of the pastry category. This buttery, flaky, caramelized wonder combines all the regal attributes of croissants, palmiers, puff pastries and muffins. And while it could be a laminated-dough labor of love, our proof-and-bake beauties make it just a love. Read more…

Trader Joe's 4 Kouigns Amann

Crown the Kouigns with Vegan Coconut Caramel Sauce

Caramel – it’s all about good chemistry – as simple as heating up something sweet. When the source is coconuts, well – things just get saucy. Our Vegan Coconut Caramel Sauce recipe is a luxurious way to gild the pastry or lace the aphrodisiac (it’s delicious with strawberries or chocolate). Plus, it’s Gluten Free and ready in just about 20 minutes. All in all – very good for the heart, so get the recipe here...

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