Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Twix | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

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  • Published on Jun 13, 2019
  • Twix. They’ve been at the heart of a debate that goes back more than five decades. Lines have been drawn so intractable that friendships, relationships, even nations have been ruined. Who could forget the Great Twix Battle between the UK and Finland in 1984? No, we’re not speaking of the Left vs. Right debate. We’re talking about the Conflict of Classification that rages to this day. The age old debate: is Twix candy or cookie? Out of respect for those who came before, we will not take a position. Instead, join Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make a gourmet version of Twix that can hopefully bring peace to this conflict.
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  • James Pawson
    James Pawson 17 hours ago

    Suddenly everyone breaks out into a conversation about astrology... lol, New York.

  • stephen blessed
    stephen blessed 18 hours ago

    Smart, beautiful, funny and loves to make goodies. I'm think I'm in love.

  • Scarlet Ash
    Scarlet Ash 19 hours ago

    Original Twix are great but the peanut butter ones are where it's at!!!

  • Molly
    Molly 23 hours ago

    i like christina's enthusiasm! so encouraging.

  • totesm8
    totesm8 23 hours ago

    Im eating twix as i watch this and i think the cookie and the caramel are coated in chocolate before being put together and again afterward.

  • Courtney Wethington

    The biggest thing I take away from Gourmet Makes is that the people of BA eat candy really weird

  • gabiluch87
    gabiluch87 Day ago

    Claire you are such a trooper! We love you, keep it up guuurl!!!!!

  • TurtleWrites
    TurtleWrites Day ago

    The gamut of emotions expressed by Claire between 17:03 and 17:07 made me laugh so hard.

  • Marc Nystrom
    Marc Nystrom Day ago

    Is it just me, or is Claire super cute? The grey hair really suits her.

  • Sara Rivera Amorós

    You should do pop tarts

  • Mary Drake
    Mary Drake Day ago

    Omg that taste test with Delaney & Amiel at the end--all the support and validation 🙌🏻 Oh, and I never really got the "righty tightly lefty loosey" thing for the same exact reason, Claire. I feel u.

  • gabiluch87
    gabiluch87 Day ago

    Oh oh... she's gonna have to temper the chocolate isn't she?
    I forsee a Day 3 meltdown!!!!

  • 1984sFinest
    1984sFinest Day ago

    Why the hell is that one guy wearing orange glasses?

  • gyqz
    gyqz Day ago

    Anybody here remembers Twix used to be called Raider?

  • AuroraRising1
    AuroraRising1 Day ago

    I love the boss and how he is walking around

  • Sam Wilby
    Sam Wilby Day ago

    Reminds me of a rocky bar

  • Niamh Kavanagh
    Niamh Kavanagh Day ago

    Does anyone know why she used a second tray when cooking the biscuits in the beginning?

  • cristian anderson
    cristian anderson 2 days ago +1

    When the gourmet looks better than the original, that's where it's at

  • L&A Little Flowers
    L&A Little Flowers 2 days ago

    Have you done a Cadbury cream egg?

  • CrosseyedTenFour
    CrosseyedTenFour 2 days ago

    Is it weird that I want to lick Claire’s shitter like an apple fritter? Probably so. Oh well.

  • Rochelle Thompson
    Rochelle Thompson 2 days ago

    White Twix are gross. You can’t change my mind

  • Zaki Choudhary
    Zaki Choudhary 2 days ago

    Why would you trim off "excess" chocolate?? There is no such thing as excess chocolate. Such a designation is heresy.

  • Sam
    Sam 2 days ago

    yeah, i have the same issue with describing the movement of circular things as right and left. So there is that.

  • Xmetal
    Xmetal 2 days ago

    twix has always been one of my favs ... along with reeces and maybe kitkats ... oh (lol) and white chocolate Hersey with little white chips

  • alora madron
    alora madron 2 days ago

    I love gabby she's so sweet& considerate

  • demya williams
    demya williams 2 days ago

    Love the subtle yet creative editing in this video 💜💜 and Claire and Brad’s friendship 💜💜💜

  • pegah afrasiabi
    pegah afrasiabi 2 days ago +8

    I don't know if I'm putting it correctly but Brad sounds like someone who couldn't be named anything but Brad.

  • Alexis Stuckwisch
    Alexis Stuckwisch 2 days ago

    Claire explaining what tempering chocolate is is the equivalent of Brad explaining what allicin in garlic is

  • Elani Patzan
    Elani Patzan 2 days ago +1

    Nonono
    Wrong wrong
    Left and right distribute different it would only be right to do both sides
    There can never be one

  • asolomone
    asolomone 3 days ago

    16:25 CLAIRE YOU ARE NOT ALONE

  • Allison Stanley
    Allison Stanley 3 days ago

    Claire: day 3 gonna just wrap up all done
    *still 20 minutes left in the video*

  • TearsofRainbow01
    TearsofRainbow01 3 days ago

    I love Twix because it is one of those candies you could eat in like two pieces I always bite of the cookie with chocolate off of the bottom and then I eat the caramel with chocolate and left over cookie 😻😹😻

  • ItsAxis
    ItsAxis 3 days ago +1

    You should read off the ingredients again for the finial gourmet product

  • Bogdan Stoian
    Bogdan Stoian 3 days ago

    One thing I forgot to comment when the video appeared : maybe that layer of chocolate between the biscuit and the caramel make it is for the two two separate?

  • lins
    lins 3 days ago

    I hate working with chocolate. Specially tempering it. I get u girl ( ಥ ʖ̯ ಥ)

  • Conor Gaughan
    Conor Gaughan 3 days ago

    This women is my new crush

  • Sara Samaletdin
    Sara Samaletdin 3 days ago

    I was facepalming myself when I heard she was not going to have the layer of chocolate between the cookie and toffee. How can it be Twix without it!

  • Sara Samaletdin
    Sara Samaletdin 3 days ago +1

    After you have run out of US candy bars could you do candy bars from other countries.

    • Lynn St Laurent
      Lynn St Laurent Day ago

      Sara Samaletdin since Claire hates chocolate work so much I would like to see a Flake bar, which are also utterly delicious.

  • I don’t knowww
    I don’t knowww 3 days ago

    Me: *watching video* wow it’s going pretty good!
    Also me: *checks how long the video is* “oh gosh.. poor Claire

  • Morgan Pitcher
    Morgan Pitcher 3 days ago

    I literally have always had the exact same problem with the righty tighty thing like I just don't get it...cant grasp it...do not understand...thank you Claire for being the representative for left-handed people like us who just DON'T GET IT left-handed idiots unite pls

  • Diced
    Diced 3 days ago

    You must buy them in bulk for the “show” bet you have a nice stash now

  • Spikes Gaming
    Spikes Gaming 3 days ago

    if you want an after breakfast dessert just have pancakes for breakfast.

  • i'm so sorry
    i'm so sorry 3 days ago

    claire's catchphrase anytime its day 3 is "i don't want to talk abt it"

  • avbeachy
    avbeachy 3 days ago

    How the hell you not going to shout out peanut butter twix

  • Profess R
    Profess R 3 days ago

    $5609.06

  • Skylar S
    Skylar S 3 days ago

    GOURMAKES! 👏COME👏ON👏PEOPLE 👏

  • cookd
    cookd 3 days ago +2

    the beginning always seems like a great excuse just to eat all the samples. the decision always ends up being the original!

  • MD T
    MD T 3 days ago +1

    Gourmet girl scout cookies?

  • MD T
    MD T 3 days ago +1

    When I eat Twix I've always noticed the holes and the weird brown stuff

  • Mestice Daniel
    Mestice Daniel 3 days ago

    Gabi is so helpful and cute

  • michelle rodriguez
    michelle rodriguez 3 days ago

    I have never liked cooking shows but Clair u r likeable and I actually am interested in bon appetit

  • Leckie Gunter
    Leckie Gunter 3 days ago

    Anyone else notice when at 6:52 there is a "0" (zero) in CHOC0LATE that they switch to an "O" (oh) CHOCOLATE

  • moi meself
    moi meself 3 days ago +1

    After watching a few of these, my OCD is in overdrive with all the hair and face touching while preparing food. 🙆🏾‍♀️🙆🏾‍♀️🙆🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️

  • Claire Dietrich
    Claire Dietrich 3 days ago

    SHE SHOULD DO THE PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES (the similar to oreo ones) NEXT!!!

  • Claire Dietrich
    Claire Dietrich 3 days ago

    Left-handed Claires unite! You got another right here!

  • GhostHostMemories
    GhostHostMemories 3 days ago

    dark chocolate twix is just as good.

  • Sadia Ahmed
    Sadia Ahmed 4 days ago

    I don't like twix but I'm here for Claire

  • dleonidae
    dleonidae 4 days ago

    Question: Does the bloom ruin the chocolate? If no, then that's a feature; as was stated, the Saffitz Sheen

  • Christina W.
    Christina W. 4 days ago

    gourmet makes, the only show where you get to watch the host sand cookies to shape

  • Lindsay Girle
    Lindsay Girle 4 days ago

    I hate this show...every time i watch it i always end up really hungry. Stop being so great at your job ;^;

  • CokeBlue
    CokeBlue 4 days ago

    17:08 1000 degree hot knife reborn

  • Mintz -
    Mintz - 4 days ago +1

    I wanted to cry because I couldn't try the carmel lmao😣

  • Rinealdo Ramlin
    Rinealdo Ramlin 4 days ago

    OMG 8 inches

  • Juan Coyt
    Juan Coyt 4 days ago

    i wanna hug her :(

  • Randy Karnes
    Randy Karnes 4 days ago

    I wanted her to coat one with chocolate and then use a hair dryer to blow on them. That would remove excess chocolate and give that wavy pattern.

  • morgan_marie_19
    morgan_marie_19 4 days ago +1

    Claire: “Nobody knows about the holes”
    Me: “I KNOW ABOUT THE HOLES. DONT SKIP THE HOLES!!!!”

  • Kylie Amber
    Kylie Amber 4 days ago

    Claire’s a lefty 😱 finally I’m not the only one ......

  • HI H
    HI H 4 days ago

    I bet hers taste way better than twix

  • MacGoesMeep
    MacGoesMeep 4 days ago

    i did not know about the holes in twix until i watched this

  • Nathalia Stapleton
    Nathalia Stapleton 4 days ago

    Try to make CATCH please 🙏🏿

  • Hayden Beck
    Hayden Beck 4 days ago

    I freaking love Brad, he’s so adorable

  • Cutman3030
    Cutman3030 4 days ago

    I am 60,000% with Claire on the righty tighty confusion. I still have a hard time with that.

  • Drake Schumacher
    Drake Schumacher 4 days ago

    At the end when they talk about how when you start something and it sucks but by the end it turns out well and gives a sense of accomplishment is basically what all chefs go through daily when preparing for a busy dinner service.

  • Stacey Johnston
    Stacey Johnston 4 days ago

    Twix is a biscuit not a cookie v

  • Rachelle Lazar
    Rachelle Lazar 4 days ago +1

    Claire, you should do a series where you recreate candy or snacks that don’t exist anymore!

  • Russell Martin
    Russell Martin 4 days ago

    Could u do sour patch kids next please

  • Kaye Nicole
    Kaye Nicole 4 days ago

    I eat my Twix frozen 😬🤗

  • Doopadoo Man
    Doopadoo Man 4 days ago +1

    Did anyone else get a weird audio affect with her voice and the pitch, like were there weird frequencies? Or are my headphones just f*cked.

  • Shera Vinn
    Shera Vinn 4 days ago

    I love the videos, it'd be awesome if you guys could add subtitled manually for the closed captions instead of auto generated, since I'm hearing impaired and it makes it a bit difficult to know what you mean when the subtitles are wrong.

  • Indira CG
    Indira CG 4 days ago

    Why didn't she just use the same mold from the snickers video?

  • Elizabeth Siciliano
    Elizabeth Siciliano 5 days ago

    Eating kit kats while watching

  • NiGHTSaturn
    NiGHTSaturn 5 days ago +6

    Brad doesn't seem to remember that this is gourmet makes! It's not supposed to taste exactly like the original product! It's all about making it better!

  • NiGHTSaturn
    NiGHTSaturn 5 days ago

    I wonder why they never tempered chocolate with a Microwave. Ann Reardon on How To Cook That has a whole video about it. Microwaves aren't fancy enough?

  • Asaad Malshy
    Asaad Malshy 5 days ago

    amazing cooking skills - 0 efficiency though.

  • S S
    S S 5 days ago +9

    something: goes wrong
    claire and every other astrology obsessed millennial: IS MERCURY IN RETROGRADE

  • Billy Hughes
    Billy Hughes 5 days ago

    Enrobe is such a great word, and how can something be too buttery? Not possible.

  • Kenndra Benoit
    Kenndra Benoit 5 days ago

    My new fave is Gabby 😂, more Gabby pls

  • MmmChezBurgerz
    MmmChezBurgerz 5 days ago

    Gaby's my favorite. XD

  • Federica Savuto
    Federica Savuto 5 days ago

    For the lefty righty situation, don't know if this will help, but in italy we use"il tempo stringe" which is a phrase for "clock is ticking" but the words mean "time tightens" so we remember that clockwise motions tighten bolts and screws etc.
    hope this will help somebody

  • VibrantComplex
    VibrantComplex 5 days ago

    how dare you nibble on that delicious twix incorrectly (you're meant to eat the caramel first then eat the biscuit bit)
    also, they do a white twix now woo

  • Ann Cecilia Gregory-Larson

    Gourmet makes suggestion, fruchocs or Tim tams biscuits.

  • Tom Kord
    Tom Kord 5 days ago

    Clockwise is Closed, and Anti-Clockwise is Anti-Closed.

  • DanTuber
    DanTuber 5 days ago

    She did well. Just the colour of the choc is very different.

  • Blackdragon6
    Blackdragon6 5 days ago

    Peanut Butter twix is delicious you knobs!!!!

  • Salocinist
    Salocinist 5 days ago

    29:00 Claire's face when Brad came in was just like 20 emotions in half a second lmao

  • Leen Attia
    Leen Attia 5 days ago +77

    15:18
    Brad: Can I smell it?
    *shoves face inside pan*

  • Bryce Webster
    Bryce Webster 5 days ago

    30:06 honey!?!?!? are they dating

  • Jacob C
    Jacob C 5 days ago

    the holes in the cookie are so that they cook all the way through.

  • Amber Webb
    Amber Webb 5 days ago

    i enjoyed the "righty tighty, lefty loosey" moment lol

  • Shion Akiyama
    Shion Akiyama 5 days ago

    Its kar-mol