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HopeHoops

(47,675 posts)
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 05:28 PM Oct 2012

Favorite Doughnut Type...

You HAVE to have one...


18 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Plain cake
2 (11%)
Glazed
3 (17%)
Frosted (any kind of frosting, with or without sprinkles)
2 (11%)
Creme filled
0 (0%)
Boston creme
4 (22%)
Jelly (with or without powdered sugar)
2 (11%)
Blueberry
0 (0%)
Cruller
2 (11%)
I'm a cop. I'll eat ANYTHING called a "doughnut".
0 (0%)
Other...
3 (17%)
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Favorite Doughnut Type... (Original Post) HopeHoops Oct 2012 OP
Context PLEASE!!!! Taverner Oct 2012 #1
E-GADS! Doughnuts with beer? You're either looking to ralph or get the shits. Even Apple Fritters. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #2
You never spent time with a bunch of Canadians have you... Taverner Oct 2012 #9
Actually, yes. I've eaten in the Toronto Needle and been to Montreal's St. Catherine Street. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #11
Timmy's sells beer? baldguy Oct 2012 #66
Timmy's? HopeHoops Oct 2012 #67
If you don't know who or what Timmy's is... baldguy Oct 2012 #70
I've been to Toronto and Montreal. That's it. The strip joints are good, but I never saw a Timmy's. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #71
That's how we spend the opening of hockey season, eating homemade doughnuts and back-bacon Brickbat Oct 2012 #42
Shits on ice? HopeHoops Oct 2012 #43
Stomachs of steel. Brickbat Oct 2012 #44
Or at least undies of steel with some REALLY absorbent material inside. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #45
Krispy Kreme. Moondog Oct 2012 #3
The best ones come from our local family-owned grocery store chain. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #5
Frosted treestar Oct 2012 #4
prefer white frosting with chopped peanuts dembotoz Oct 2012 #30
Old Fashioned DearHeart Oct 2012 #6
That would be "plain cake". HopeHoops Oct 2012 #7
I thought that was buttermilk? Duer 157099 Oct 2012 #12
No, those would qualify for "frosted". I meant just plain cake. No toppings, no nothing. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #14
That is what I like libodem Oct 2012 #49
No, plain cake donut is just a regular round donut with nothing on it. DearHeart Oct 2012 #18
What you described is at least what I had in mind by "plain cake". I can see the confusion... HopeHoops Oct 2012 #32
Things get really confusing for me sometimes, due to regional names DearHeart Oct 2012 #64
Maple bar with bacon on top from Voodoo Doughnuts. Yum! oregonjen Oct 2012 #8
E-FUCKING-GADS! HopeHoops Oct 2012 #10
For. The. Win. flying rabbit Oct 2012 #13
I just drank & reviewed the Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale last it HarveyDarkey Oct 2012 #15
bookmarked that website irisblue Oct 2012 #29
Work a block away from Voodoo (Eugene) Spike89 Oct 2012 #54
Not sure of the type: Looks like a farm tractor big tire Populist_Prole Oct 2012 #16
That's cruller. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #17
Well whaddya know! Populist_Prole Oct 2012 #28
Since you didn't mention the Beignet ashling Oct 2012 #19
i love beignets fizzgig Oct 2012 #21
Apple cider doughnuts. GoneOffShore Oct 2012 #20
The bagel type of doughnut. kwassa Oct 2012 #22
Sopapilla with honey OriginalGeek Oct 2012 #23
When I see the words "dough nut" together, I think of Mitt Romney Bucky Oct 2012 #24
Anything from a local family owned bakery........ mrmpa Oct 2012 #25
Glazed buttermilk bar... and a chocolate-covered old-fashioned... petronius Oct 2012 #26
What category is an apple fritter? Cruller, glazed, category of its own? aint_no_life_nowhere Oct 2012 #27
Fritters are in a class by themselves. I only had ten options to work with. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #33
I vote apple fritter. sadbear Oct 2012 #35
Sausage Rolls CBGLuthier Oct 2012 #31
I think lemon creme is my absolute favorite, with crullers being a close second. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #34
Apple Fritters, Oh my Lord. Those things ought to be declared a sin, ywcachieve Oct 2012 #36
My wife made corn fritters a few weeks ago. I was in heaven. Damn I love those things. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #37
I know exactly what you mean. ywcachieve Oct 2012 #48
(melt) HopeHoops Oct 2012 #50
I placed the edge on Boston Kreme Xyzse Oct 2012 #38
Bear claw. geardaddy Oct 2012 #39
I file that under "pastry". HopeHoops Oct 2012 #40
Yup libodem Oct 2012 #51
Maple bars! n/t We are Devo Oct 2012 #41
Glazed Cake Donuts benld74 Oct 2012 #46
Cruller. it has such a nice texture. IcyPeas Oct 2012 #47
it's actually a tie barbtries Oct 2012 #52
Well, technically "filled" counts. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #55
The one in Krispy Kreme that looks like a Boston Creme Lucy Fer Oct 2012 #53
Eclaires? HopeHoops Oct 2012 #56
No I think it's Bavarian Lucy Fer Oct 2012 #57
I checked the glazed..... a kennedy Oct 2012 #58
Never been to that state. Our local family-owned grocery chain has the best around here. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #59
French Crullers cheezmaka Oct 2012 #60
krispy kremes AsahinaKimi Oct 2012 #61
Raised chocolate-frosted. TwilightGardener Oct 2012 #62
Hot Krispy Kreme glazed. trof Oct 2012 #63
HOLY FUCKING DEEP FRIED DOUGH, BATMAN! I didn't think this thread would go THIS far. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #65
I've always been partial to fastnachts. baldguy Oct 2012 #68
Not a DOUGHnut. Ptttthhhh. But yeah, those are good. I'm not Christian, but I like them. HopeHoops Oct 2012 #69
 

Taverner

(55,476 posts)
1. Context PLEASE!!!!
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 05:43 PM
Oct 2012

I mean, if I'm at Dunkin Donuts, and I want something good, their cakes are pretty good. If at Krispy Kreme, hell the fresh plain glazed ones are good enough! Am I at Tim Hortons and am I having a beer? If so, Apple Fritter is the ONLY donut I can stomach with beer.

 

HopeHoops

(47,675 posts)
2. E-GADS! Doughnuts with beer? You're either looking to ralph or get the shits. Even Apple Fritters.
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 05:51 PM
Oct 2012

Now CORN fritters I can see! But hey, there's not much room for context in a poll with only ten options. I tried to spread the options out as best I could.

I have enough trouble filling a box of 12 for the kids, and no, I never get one.

 

HopeHoops

(47,675 posts)
11. Actually, yes. I've eaten in the Toronto Needle and been to Montreal's St. Catherine Street.
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 06:40 PM
Oct 2012

The latter was, um, entertaining.

On Edit: Both were business trips, but not without some free time.

 

baldguy

(36,649 posts)
70. If you don't know who or what Timmy's is...
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 07:18 PM
Oct 2012

I find it hard to believe that you've ever been to Canada.

 

HopeHoops

(47,675 posts)
71. I've been to Toronto and Montreal. That's it. The strip joints are good, but I never saw a Timmy's.
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 07:20 PM
Oct 2012

Maybe one of the strippers was named Timmy (female, mind you), but I don't remember. I was sort of drunk at the time.

Brickbat

(19,339 posts)
42. That's how we spend the opening of hockey season, eating homemade doughnuts and back-bacon
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 11:37 AM
Oct 2012

sandwiches and drinking Molson. We do it during the high school tournament, too.

Moondog

(4,833 posts)
3. Krispy Kreme.
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 05:54 PM
Oct 2012

The regular glazed. In the South, they are a Sacrament.

Their glazed blueberry ones are also worthwhile.

Dunkin Donuts, for me, are a distant second. They were all I was able to find in Boston, but I didn't live there long enough to "convert".

I've never been to a Tim Horton's, so I'm agnostic on that one.

 

HopeHoops

(47,675 posts)
5. The best ones come from our local family-owned grocery store chain.
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 06:01 PM
Oct 2012

They bake them on-site. Dunkin' Donuts has central bakeries and send them out on trucks.

We also have a local (single location) bagel shop that makes the best bagels I've ever had anywhere, including New York City. Shit. Now I'm hungry for a bagel.

DearHeart

(692 posts)
18. No, plain cake donut is just a regular round donut with nothing on it.
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 11:26 PM
Oct 2012

Old fashioned are like the picture in response to your reply. They're a much "heavier" and more dense cake and they look like they've cracked open. They can have glaze on it or not. I think in different parts of the country, they are called "buttermilk" donuts. Around here, they're called an old fashioned.

 

HopeHoops

(47,675 posts)
32. What you described is at least what I had in mind by "plain cake". I can see the confusion...
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 09:30 AM
Oct 2012

... as the regular round donut is just a glazed with no glazing. They're at least not popular around here. The "old fashioned" is about all you see that's plain cake.

DearHeart

(692 posts)
64. Things get really confusing for me sometimes, due to regional names
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 07:08 PM
Oct 2012

All I know is that I love donuts! The other one that I love is a Black Raspberry jelly...but can't find those very often, mostly strawberry, which I'm not partial to.

 

HarveyDarkey

(9,077 posts)
15. I just drank & reviewed the Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale last it
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 07:16 PM
Oct 2012

it was godawful. I hope the actual Voodoo Doughnut product is better.

Spike89

(1,569 posts)
54. Work a block away from Voodoo (Eugene)
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 03:25 PM
Oct 2012

Not even close enough to work off the calories, but those are some delicious donuts...

Populist_Prole

(5,364 posts)
28. Well whaddya know!
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 01:43 AM
Oct 2012

I've heard of crullers and always thought they were the ones that looked more like a long twisted thing. 50 years old and I still call my favorite doughnuts by the same term I did when I was 5.

ashling

(25,771 posts)
19. Since you didn't mention the Beignet
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 11:37 PM
Oct 2012

I can't consider this a serious thread

but since you brought it up, Crispy Cremes are good when they are fresh out of the grease, but nothing compares to a just made Shipley's Donut - honey glaze - or any other glaze. Period.

fizzgig

(24,146 posts)
21. i love beignets
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 11:40 PM
Oct 2012

i almost always get some when i hit the little cajun place in town for breakfast, fantastic with their homemade strawberry-rhubarb jam

OriginalGeek

(12,132 posts)
23. Sopapilla with honey
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 12:03 AM
Oct 2012

maybe some sugar and cinnamon on it too.

I need clarification re: "creme" - there's a fluffy, bitter white filling that I hate and there's a silky, sweet, yellow pudding-like filling that I love. That stuff in a fresh donut with a chocolate dip on top is fighting hard for second place.

Bucky

(54,262 posts)
24. When I see the words "dough nut" together, I think of Mitt Romney
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 12:22 AM
Oct 2012

also covered in sugar, hollow in the middle, and leaves a bad aftertaste

mrmpa

(4,033 posts)
25. Anything from a local family owned bakery........
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 01:06 AM
Oct 2012

white iced crullers
crullers with jimmies,nuts or coconut
glazed cinnamon
glazed pretzel shaped doughnuts
french doughnuts
iced cake doughnuts
any fruit danish

I work the polls every election day and I order 2 dozen from this bakery for the workers. They are always ready @ 6 a.m. and are still warm

petronius

(26,621 posts)
26. Glazed buttermilk bar... and a chocolate-covered old-fashioned...
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 01:16 AM
Oct 2012

Yeah, and toss in an apple fritter and a cinnamon roll.


And a maple bar. With bacon? Sure, why not - actually, one with and one without...


CBGLuthier

(12,723 posts)
31. Sausage Rolls
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 08:53 AM
Oct 2012

New shop opened by a lovely, older, Vietnamese couple and they make sausage rolls and the dough around them is soft and sweet and everything as it should be.

Otherwise something filled with lemon creme.

ywcachieve

(365 posts)
36. Apple Fritters, Oh my Lord. Those things ought to be declared a sin,
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 10:02 AM
Oct 2012

Last edited Mon Oct 15, 2012, 03:15 PM - Edit history (1)

or illegal, they are SO delicious.

Xyzse

(8,217 posts)
38. I placed the edge on Boston Kreme
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 10:50 AM
Oct 2012

I mean, Krispy Kreme glazed is awesome, but if it is in general, Boston Cream gets the edge.

I don't get them much though. Once in a Blue Moon for me.

 

HopeHoops

(47,675 posts)
65. HOLY FUCKING DEEP FRIED DOUGH, BATMAN! I didn't think this thread would go THIS far.
Mon Oct 15, 2012, 07:11 PM
Oct 2012

Obviously glazed cake is winning, but MAN are DUers passionate about their doughnuts. Shit.

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