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Harvey's Donuts - "Hot & Fresh" - Anyone tried them?

Full tummy Feb 25, 2014 03:25 PM

I was in a Harvey's recently and saw an advert for 4 mini "donuts" for $1.69 (when purchased with a burger). I did not take the plunge but am curious if anyone else has and how they were.

  1. kwass Mar 3, 2014 04:44 PM

    So, I went today and tried the doughnuts. After I ordered them, and I saw how they were made, I thought, OMG, what have I gotten myself into?! :))

    They don't actually make their own doughnuts. Instead, they use store-bought mini doughnuts...you know, the ones that come in the plastic containers. They fry them for about a minute, sprinkle them with cinnamon sugar, and then drizzle caramel on them.

    All that said, they were actually pretty good...lol!

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      magic Mar 3, 2014 06:23 PM

      Your capper line made me laugh. Haha, ok, good to know.

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        Full tummy Mar 3, 2014 08:32 PM

        Twice fried doughnuts??? Will you get them again?

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          kwass Mar 3, 2014 08:44 PM

          I actually never go to Harvey's. I went specifically to try these doughnuts. But to answer your question, would I eat them again? Yes, if they were in front of me. Would I go out of my way to get them? Definitely not!

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        ylsf Feb 26, 2014 05:47 AM

        I think I posted about this in the 2013 Doughnuts thread. I had them once. They were okay in a pinch for a doughnut craving but I also found them too greasy/oily. I probably wouldn't waste my "treat" count with them again.

        1. GoodGravy Feb 25, 2014 06:45 PM

          First time I had them, I thought they were better than anything at TH. The second time I had them, they were greasier, but still better than anything at TH. I prefer them over the burgers.

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            julesrules Feb 26, 2014 09:35 AM

            Talk about faint praise.... ;)

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            flonie Feb 25, 2014 06:33 PM

            Yes, I had them a few months ago. The picure looked good but it was terrible.

            What we got were luke warm sticky donuts that were squashed and a mess because of the caramel.

            Not only that, the bag was socked in oil (not in a good way).

            1. kwass Feb 25, 2014 03:26 PM

              This is the 1st I'm hearing of these.

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                Full tummy Feb 25, 2014 03:39 PM

                Well, the DD better try them and report!

                1. re: Full tummy
                  kwass Feb 25, 2014 04:26 PM

                  DD?

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                    magic Feb 25, 2014 04:32 PM

                    You're gonna kick yourself when you figure it out ;)

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                      kwass Feb 25, 2014 04:34 PM

                      Doughnut Diva...got it :)

                      I'm on the job :)

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                        kwass Feb 25, 2014 04:36 PM

                        Lol!! How was I not able to figure that out?!

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                          magic Feb 25, 2014 04:55 PM

                          I've been guilty of faaaaaaaar worse, kwass.

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                            kwass Feb 25, 2014 04:58 PM

                            :)

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                            petek Feb 25, 2014 04:58 PM

                            How was I not able to figure that out?!
                            Too many donuts.... :)

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                              kwass Feb 25, 2014 05:03 PM

                              You're probably right :)

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                                justsayn Feb 25, 2014 06:04 PM

                                Let us know tomorrow how they are DD! : )

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                                  kwass Feb 25, 2014 06:08 PM

                                  I probably won't be able to get there until Monday...but don't worry, I'm definitely on it :)

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                                    Full tummy Feb 26, 2014 04:36 AM

                                    Hahaha! I knew I could count on you.

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                                      kwass Feb 26, 2014 04:59 AM

                                      You absolutely can :)

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