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

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  • Published: 13 June 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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Comments • 11 425

  • TheOtherNeutrino
    TheOtherNeutrino  45 minutes back

    MVP: Heat gun

    • K.A. Bollin
      K.A. Bollin  59 minutes back

      righty tighty lefty loosey never made sense to me as well for the same reason. For me I think counter clockwise/rewind time to remove/loose. Thats how I remember

      • PhoenixXFeatherz
        PhoenixXFeatherz  4 hours back

        She didn't try the peanut butter, which is second best to the original!

        • SumerianCupBearer
          SumerianCupBearer  14 hours back

          I have the same problem with righty tighty and lefty loosey too. Instead I kind of cup my right hand, stick out the thumb, and whatever direction the thumb is pointing when you rotate your hand is where the force is going

          • ahhh WAE
            ahhh WAE  22 hours back

            Idk why she can't just dip them cookies into chocolate?

            • Haley Ehler
              Haley Ehler  23 hours back

              Please dye your hair. Your grey hair is so distracting.

              • Allison Lee
                Allison Lee  12 hours back

                White forelocks are wonderful!

            • Arman Aryan
              Arman Aryan  2 days back

              31:57
              when you realize that a hole in a net reduces the number of holes in a net

              • MooMachine90
                MooMachine90  2 days back

                "What could go wrong?'
                *half the video left*

                • Karli Hill
                  Karli Hill  2 days back

                  You should make gourmet toblerone

                  • Zetapology
                    Zetapology  2 days back

                    Its not a Candy bar, its a prescriptivist!

                    • Thecla Shubert
                      Thecla Shubert  2 days back

                      right-tighty left-loosey has always confused me too.

                      • Emma Kokor
                        Emma Kokor  3 days back

                        31:57 (I just think she’s really cute)

                        • H. P.
                          H. P.  3 days back

                          I love that pause between 'I'm Claire and today I'm making gourmet ..... *candy name *'

                          • Josh
                            Josh  3 days back

                            17:04 desperation

                            • Sarah Song
                              Sarah Song  4 days back

                              Whenever adam comes on the show i get instantly annoyed but also kinda look forward to what controversial things hes gonna say

                              • utubewatcher806
                                utubewatcher806  4 days back

                                thought the point was to improve on the original and make it gour-mutt?

                                • Zachary Day
                                  Zachary Day  4 days back

                                  So Claire, the way figured out to understand righty tighty lefty loosey is thinking about the thing like the steering wheel of a car. If that thing was the steering wheel, which way do you turn it to go right and which way do you turn it to go left. If you happen to see this I hope it helps

                                  • Lea Bae
                                    Lea Bae  4 days back

                                    Brad and Claire low-key matching shirts

                                    • Steve Wall
                                      Steve Wall  4 days back

                                      could you stop calling everything gourmet? you simply do homemade versions of junk ood without any twist,

                                      • Carmen B
                                        Carmen B  5 days back

                                        These look amazing!

                                        • Malay .D
                                          Malay .D  5 days back

                                          First name : Claire
                                          Last Name: FromTheBonAppetitTestKitchen

                                          • Danny
                                            Danny  5 days back

                                            She is super hot. Has that look in her eye that she'd be a bit psycho, but hot enough for it to be worth it.

                                            • Danni Bowler
                                              Danni Bowler  5 days back

                                              Did I just spend 40 minutes watching someone make a millionaires shortbread? 😂

                                              • Kennan Lukacs
                                                Kennan Lukacs  5 days back

                                                I really want a Gourmet Makes ZERO Bars...

                                                • Rin
                                                  Rin  6 days back

                                                  I THOUGHT I WAS THE ONLY ONE WHO DIDNT GET RIGHTY TIGHTY LEFTY LOOSY

                                                  • Alexia Penceworth
                                                    Alexia Penceworth  6 days back

                                                    It never occurred to me that Claire didn’t actually love reading out the ingredients 😂😂😂

                                                    • Faris Sweiss
                                                      Faris Sweiss  6 days back

                                                      At 3:53 is unintelligible, but we all know exactly what she's saying 😂

                                                      • Eliot McLellan
                                                        Eliot McLellan  6 days back

                                                        STOP

                                                        • Marwan Darweesh
                                                          Marwan Darweesh  7 days back

                                                          Working at the BA test kitchen seems like the ideal job to have idk

                                                          • jason n/a
                                                            jason n/a  7 days back

                                                            16:38 Thank you, I don't understand either

                                                            • Lava SoKawaii
                                                              Lava SoKawaii  7 days back

                                                              OF COURSE I got a Twix ad on this video.

                                                              Man I rly want Twix now.....

                                                              • Julienz
                                                                Julienz  7 days back

                                                                Gaby is the cutest thing ever I cannot handleeeee

                                                                • Odalisse Ramos
                                                                  Odalisse Ramos  7 days back

                                                                  8:54 had me cracking up when a huge chunk of sugar fell out 😂

                                                                  • Ruby Milne
                                                                    Ruby Milne  7 days back

                                                                    Why do most of these chocolates/chocolate bars in America have palm oil in? Wtf

                                                                    • Bakken Cutter
                                                                      Bakken Cutter  1 weeks back

                                                                      Best candy bar is a Whatchamacallit. They are awsome😃

                                                                      • i know you hear me when i cry.

                                                                        she looks stressed 80% of the time and i love it

                                                                        • Carson Steen
                                                                          Carson Steen  1 weeks back

                                                                          wait so her favorite part isnt reading the ingredients???😔

                                                                          • page batton
                                                                            page batton  1 weeks back

                                                                            I wanted to see peanut butter twix

                                                                            • loveld5674
                                                                              loveld5674  1 weeks back

                                                                              I realize this is a late to this video but I don't get righty tighty lefty loosey either

                                                                              • Allurade
                                                                                Allurade  1 weeks back

                                                                                Claire: It's safe to assume I'll be tempering chocolate
                                                                                Also Clair 20 seconds later: This should be a two, two and a half day recipie
                                                                                Me: But tempered chocolate is your Achilles Heel...

                                                                                • Ruby Jane
                                                                                  Ruby Jane  1 weeks back

                                                                                  gourmet haagen das/ ben & jerry’s?

                                                                                  • Fred Ackrill
                                                                                    Fred Ackrill  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Love the show, disappointed in the astrology talk, get real people it’s 2019. Science please 😁

                                                                                    • Dya_the_dinosaur
                                                                                      Dya_the_dinosaur  1 weeks back

                                                                                      1:19 was the cutest thing I’ve ever seen in my life

                                                                                      • that1yoshi •_•
                                                                                        that1yoshi •_•  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Would it be fine if I used compound chocolate for coating the twix instead of tempering the chocolate?

                                                                                        • Andy D
                                                                                          Andy D  1 weeks back

                                                                                          "At this point they're making me say this but now for my favorite part..." lmfao

                                                                                          • BradToWorse
                                                                                            BradToWorse  1 weeks back

                                                                                            8, 9, no TEN INCHES!

                                                                                            • LynndeHart
                                                                                              LynndeHart  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Claire: 'It's going great!'
                                                                                              Me: *nervously seeing the video has still 20 mins left*

                                                                                              • Sushi Llama
                                                                                                Sushi Llama  1 weeks back

                                                                                                I can't breathe. When the previews for the beginning of the video started and you caught the paper on fire I blew on my phone help.