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Croissant-Donut hybrid craze

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Long lines of people waiting for hours to get inside are becoming the norm at the Dominique Ansel Bakery on Spring Street in lower Manhattan.

The buzz is over the wildly popular croissant-donut hybrid or 'cronut' sold at the store.

A special glaze coats the treat which is infused with vanilla cream.

Only 200 cronuts, each about the size of a palm, are made every day.

"We do small batches every day. It takes about three days to make them," said baker Dominique Ansel.

The bakery has bee in SoHo since 2011 but the craze began only a few months ago. 

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