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Apr 9, 2007 08:07 PM

Favorite Donut Flavors

I don't know why but I am in the mood to talk about donuts. Haven't had them in forever. Dunkin Donuts are probably the best donut chains around still but I was wondering wut kind of donuts everyone likes....Here are some of my favorites off the top of my head

French Crueller
Strawberry/Chocolate/Vanilla/Marble Frosted with Sprinkles
Chocolate Glazed Cake Donut
Boston Creme
Jelly Donut
Glazed Donut

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  1. Not the hugest fan of donuts, but when I do have them I tend to like them warm from Krispy Kreme (the orginial glazed). There's also a place called the Fractured Prune in the DC area, and they have some really unique and tasty combos that are delicious. However, they taste more like a piece of cake than a donut.

    However, a good midnight snack is always those hostess mini powdered donuts...reminds me of childhood. I love licking up the mess.

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    1. re: Jacey

      I've been to the Fractured Prune (awful name imho) and I was blown away. The flavor combinations you could make were almost endless. I forgot what I got though. The best part about them was that they fried them to order so when they got served they were so warm and gooey!!

      Other than that, I like the Key Lime Pie flavor at Krispy Kreme.

      1. re: Jacey

        Old-fashioned cinnamon donuts, hot and fresh, and dusted with cinnamon sugar absolutely NOT 'confectioner's sugar' - it needs the crunch of the sugar!

        Krispy Kreme - original glazed... but only if it's FRESH and still hot.
        Dunkin Donuts - toasted coconut, and crullers as long as they're FRESH. In fact, all donuts are only nice when they're freshly cooked - they get icky and stale-tasting soooo fast.

        1. re: Jacey

          When I was a kid and we had these mini donuts, my mom would slice the left overs (if there were any!) in half horizontally, butter them, and run them under the broiler. It was a great treat!

        2. Both the Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme in our area went out of biz a while ago. There's a local place that make potato donuts, Spudnuts, that are incredible. Though I don't like sweets that much, a Boston Cream Donut once in a while is sublime. And I like cake donuts when I can't take the sugar of a glazed.

          1. Strawberry
            Bearclaw (is that a flavor?)

            *All of the above MUST be from Donut Man in Glendora, CA.

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              1. Glazed old-fashioned* (the one with the gear-like scalloped edges...)
                [Buttermilk bar if the above is gone, but usually not worth it to satisfy the jones]

                *Must be from K's Donut Emporium in Sherman Oaks

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                      1. re: Melanie

                        Oh yeah, with the nice crunchy edges and the soft cakey center