Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Reese's Peanut Butter Cups | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 05 March 2019
  • Reese's Pieces, Reese's Miniature Cups, Reese's Sticks, Reese's Big Cups, Reese's Big Cups Stuffed with Crunchy Cookie, Reese's Big Cups Stuffed with Reese's Pieces(!), Reese's Pumpkins and a million other Reese's variants. But there shall only be one Reese's product that Claire gourmet-izes: the classic Reese's Peanut Butter Cup. Join Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make a gourmet version of Reese's.
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  • Bon Appétit
    Bon Appétit   9 months back

    Get your Half-Sour Saffitz shirt here!

    • Jamie Zertuche
      Jamie Zertuche  1 weeks back

      Un1que Arch3r k

    • Sprite Bonn
      Sprite Bonn  2 months back

      Tell Chris to stop complaining about fat content he is a walking stick he can use a little bit of fat.

    • Red Jhon
      Red Jhon  2 months back


    • Jason C.
      Jason C.  3 months back

      The reason the can gets cold after being used is due to a process known as adiabatic cooling, a property of thermodynamics. A gas, initially at high pressure, cools significantly when that pressure is released.

    • Joss Goyanko
      Joss Goyanko  4 months back

      The reason the canned air is cold is due to a thermodynamic principle called the Joule-Thomson Effect. Basically, the canned air is sitting at room temperature at high pressure. The air inside has a certain amount of thermal energy. When the gas is released it expands, and that thermal energy is suddenly spread out over a much larger area, causing the temperature of the released air to drop. Think of it like taking a stick of butter, and spreading it out over an enormous piece of toast. That liquid on the chocolate may have just been condensation from the air, i.e. water. It's still not a good idea to use it though, many canned air products contain bitter additives designed to discourage people from using them as harmful inhalants.

  • solreaver83
    solreaver83  5 hours back

    American chocolates are wierd. the chocolate is a funny taste and they are obsessed with penut paste.

    • Rafeek Ameer
      Rafeek Ameer  16 hours back

      08:30 I use canned air in an IT cannot spray straight down or you get the white frost like gas coming out. The can needs to be help up right when sprayed

      • Sam Adams
        Sam Adams  23 hours back

        Lmao as soon as she mentioned compressed air I was like.. noooo..... not a good idea 😂

        • MissVicki Speakman
          MissVicki Speakman  23 hours back

          I love Chris, but if you tempered the chocolate it wouldn't melt in your mouth properly to go along with the peanut butter the way it should.
          MY favourite version would have more chocolate though. Reese's focuses so much on the peanut butter, it seems; but it's supposed to be chocolate WITH peanut butter, and they ignore the chocolate.

          • Astra Nova
            Astra Nova  1 days back

            I’m glad you didn’t temper the chocolate.

            • Samuel Grosser
              Samuel Grosser  2 days back

              Dude brad has some beautiful blue eyes

              • Stan Cann
                Stan Cann  2 days back

                Am I the only one that thinks Claire looks like Lena the plug

                • Jesse Foulk
                  Jesse Foulk  2 days back

                  I'd like a cupcake sized peanut butter cup.

                  • Paca the Alpaca
                    Paca the Alpaca  3 days back

                    12:25 Chris is cute.
                    Well, not only there, he's always cute.

                    • Rebekah Reed
                      Rebekah Reed  3 days back

                      its not tempered because its most likely not couverture? Vegetable oils stabilize it so it doesnt bloom, sets up relatively well, etc

                      • Steven Hughes
                        Steven Hughes  4 days back

                        I make reeses cups all the time. I just take a bag of milk chocolate chips, melt 2/3rds of the bag in the microwave, then stir in the left over 1/3rd to “temper” the chocolate. Make sure the melted chocolate melts that 1/3rd cause if you put it in the microwave again you’ll lose the tempering. Then brush a flexible cupcake pan bottoms with some of the chocolate, then put my peanut butter filling, which is basically just peanut but, powdered sugar and course salt, then pour the rest of the chocolate over that in each cupcake dip, then wobble the flexible pan so the chocolate gets around the peanut butter and smooths out, then refrigerate to quicken the harden of the chocolate, but you dont really need to. I use a peanut butter that isnt so sweet because the powdered sugar might be overload.

                        • Aaina Gupta
                          Aaina Gupta  4 days back

                          she looks at the camera slightly like michael scott! hehe

                          • Cheeky7789
                            Cheeky7789  4 days back

                            The chemical in the canned air is bitterant

                            • OzNix05
                              OzNix05  4 days back

                              OMG she douched the chocolate.

                              • Katie •
                                Katie •  4 days back

                                Could you imagine the excitement telling your 6year old self one day you’re going to be making candy and chocolates in front of millions of people and that’s your job?!?

                                • Vibes
                                  Vibes  4 days back

                                  If she loves them in the freezer just temper the dang chocolate haha

                                  • Daniel Zimmerman
                                    Daniel Zimmerman  4 days back

                                    There’s no wrong way to kiss Claire

                                    • lin2theZ
                                      lin2theZ  5 days back

                                      Why was she so against tempering the chocolate? Is it hard to do or tricky or what?

                                      • Mark Phillips
                                        Mark Phillips  5 days back

                                        Why does she have to be SO negative the whole time? It makes these so much worse

                                        • Jose Hernandez
                                          Jose Hernandez  6 days back

                                          i really would have liked her to make a Reese's with tempered chocolate to see how different it would be.

                                          • jesseboy347 strang
                                            jesseboy347 strang  6 days back

                                            Is it just me or does with all of these videos the original is much better

                                            • Sindingbat
                                              Sindingbat  7 days back

                                              The big cups with pieces are my favorite for that exact reason, the texture is just wonderful <3

                                              • Kat
                                                Kat  1 weeks back

                                                I would so prefer them with snapping chocolate 😂

                                                • markog1999
                                                  markog1999  1 weeks back

                                                  Shoulda asked brad about the super sensitive scales

                                                  • Julian Galeano
                                                    Julian Galeano  1 weeks back

                                                    "Chocolate is too soft" *kinky smile

                                                    Chris is the best XD

                                                    • Jzwiz
                                                      Jzwiz  1 weeks back

                                                      Canned air isnt food safe at all, it has a very strong bittering agent and can cause frostburn if you get it on your skin. Never hold it sideways or upside down. If you sprayed chocolate with it it would taste like vomit.

                                                      • Oant
                                                        Oant  1 weeks back

                                                        Protect this women at all costs

                                                        • Sama Pearce
                                                          Sama Pearce  1 weeks back

                                                          the amount of time you spent asking people if you should make peanut butter you could have finished making peanut butter lol

                                                          • James Charles
                                                            James Charles  1 weeks back

                                                            Cyndel be trying tho huh ?? I think dat -er needs 2do shèf beauxYardy's A.B.C. soup for a muhfucka n shtuff !! So Sayeth The Emperor & De People 0f Earthrealm1 !!

                                                            • Lil'D
                                                              Lil'D  1 weeks back

                                                              Conche your own chocolate 🤣🤣

                                                              • Andrew McAllister
                                                                Andrew McAllister  1 weeks back

                                                                The air is fine... it's just nitrogen inside the can... use a half empty can of air not a full one. You wont get the gas shooting out.

                                                                • Alexandra Young
                                                                  Alexandra Young  1 weeks back

                                                                  Can you please do gourmet Popeyes candy sticks

                                                                  • What Up Doe Podcast
                                                                    What Up Doe Podcast  1 weeks back

                                                                    The best candy ever

                                                                    • Evan Yoder
                                                                      Evan Yoder  2 weeks back

                                                                      I think the liquid inside the canned air is just compressed o2 and it evaporates as soon as it comes out of the can and it’s completely safe...I think maybe?

                                                                      • Jenna Singh
                                                                        Jenna Singh  2 weeks back

                                                                        I thought she was joking about the canned air ..

                                                                        • stupid who’re
                                                                          stupid who’re  2 weeks back

                                                                          pleaseeee make hot Cheetos or chesters hot fries

                                                                          • Willis Miller
                                                                            Willis Miller  2 weeks back

                                                                            I did not want that chocolate tempered. Way to stick to your guns.

                                                                            • Paola N. Rodríguez Meléndez

                                                                              Did anyone understood Claire's Clueless reference? 😂😂

                                                                              • Cory Trae Chancy
                                                                                Cory Trae Chancy  2 weeks back

                                                                                Plz mind your business Chris. No one wants hard chocolate

                                                                                • Noor28
                                                                                  Noor28  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Did she dye her hair grey or is she genuinely old and she has grey hair? I’m just curious

                                                                                  • Noor28
                                                                                    Noor28  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Liz oh ok thx

                                                                                  • Liz
                                                                                    Liz  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Probably just going grey. I started going grey in my mid-twenties so it's just something that happens to some people.

                                                                                • papaellison
                                                                                  papaellison  2 weeks back

                                                                                  There's no such thing as too sweet.

                                                                                  • some_donkus
                                                                                    some_donkus  2 weeks back

                                                                                    If I want a Reese's, I want soft chocolate. Don't mess with perfection. They look so perfect, I'm in love with them.

                                                                                    • Layla Tsueen
                                                                                      Layla Tsueen  2 weeks back

                                                                                      I like how google is exploiting the popularity of these vids to bombard me with unskippable 20 second google pixel ads

                                                                                      • Janice Cheng
                                                                                        Janice Cheng  2 weeks back

                                                                                        make Reese’s peices PLEASEEE

                                                                                        • Ishan Pathak
                                                                                          Ishan Pathak  2 weeks back

                                                                                          @2:25 I love Claire sm

                                                                                          • Professional Commenter
                                                                                            Professional Commenter  2 weeks back

                                                                                            I love Reese's peanut butter cups.

                                                                                            • Diana Small
                                                                                              Diana Small  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Frozen receces is the best. Dont care about tempering at all.