These savory pastries put an unexpected twist on traditionally sweet confections. While many people expect their pastries to be stuffed with a sweet filling, there are many dishes that are infused with unexpectedly savory ingredients. From bacon-topped donuts to spicy scone sandwiches, these unorthodox pastries are designed to excite your taste buds in completely new ways.
One pastry dish that has seen a number of unusual transformations over the years is the humble donut. While traditional donuts feature sweet fruit fillings and sugary glazes, there are a number of donut recipes that draw from unusually savory ingredients. Some of these ingredients include pulled pork, cheddar cheese and even ramen noodles.
Beyond donuts, other types of popular pastries have also received a savory makeover. For example, there are breakfast croissants filled with spinach, pepperoni and cheese. There are also bite-sized scones infused with popular omelet toppings such as bacon, onions and chives.
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