February 2013-April 2013
An early sketch of the Cronut, drawn sometime between Valentine's Day and Mother's Day, doesn't look far off from the finished product. Whether it's the months of demanding, exhausting work or the sheer lack of memory, Dominique claims "he can't remember the exact time he dreamt up this idea — there was no Eureka! moment." He did, however, Instagram a picture of test flavors (but without captioning any details) back in late April.