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Nov 25, 2007 08:27 AM

Krispy Kreme type creme filled donut?

I used to love the creme-filled doughnuts they sold at Krispy Kreme and now discontined (even though strangely enough still advertised on their site).
I would drive 30 miles and up to get them.
Is there any alternative to these creme-filled doughuts at other doughnut shops in the Bay Area?

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  1. Which creme filled one are you talking about that has been discontinued? You don't mean creme-filled in general do you? I was recently at the Union City one and they have the normal selection of creme-filled, cake, and of course the yeast raised krispy kreme donut hot off the conveyor belt. My favorite creme filled one right now is the cheesecake one.

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    1. re: choctastic

      The regular creme-filled (glazed creme-filled) ones. That would be fantastic news!!
      I have tried 4 different Krispy Kremes on the peninsula without luck over the past 12 months. The sales assistants there confirmed that they didn't carry them any more.

      1. re: GinaJ

        They said they discontinued the glazed creme-filled but it's back, at least at the Union City one.

        1. re: choctastic

          Very cool. Next time I'm in the East Bay - that's where I'm going!

    2. if you have a Dunkin Donuts near you, try the Bavarian Creme - it's close.

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      1. re: sonomasal

        There are no Dunkin' Donuts in the Bay Area.

      2. Though not technically a donut, Beard Papa's (cream puffs) might be the best cream filled baked good you've had in a long time.

        1. I'm in love with the bomboloni's at Boriana's Corner in the SF Ferry Building. It's an Italian doughnut that's filled. I love the custard but the nutella is good too.

          I would definitely drive 30 miles or more for one of these bomboloni's. But luckily for me it's just a 20-minute BART ride. :)

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          1. re: singleguychef

            That is excatly what I was going to suggest! I had one of those for the first time last weekend and now I crave them. Sadly, I live in Texas and am out of luck. I shared the custard filled one with my friend and you could see us both mentally struggling to not eat more than our respective half.

            1. re: Honey Bee

              Yes, the bomboloni are quite wonderful....