Apologies to our summer body, we are too busy eating donuts over here. Popularized in the 1950s in the USA by fast food chains, such as Dunkin’ Donuts, whose famous slogan is “America runs on Dunkin’”, donuts have become one of today’s most coveted recipes. We went around the world with Paulette Maps to find the most original and sophisticated versions of this pastry.
Fanki Donuts in Budapest
Donut heaven exists and it is in Budapest, at Fanki Donuts. The cooks’ imagination knows no limits here, which makes for fancy donuts imagined to celebrate all the special events of the year: Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day. They come in all shapes and sizes: with or without holes in the middle, small or big and even heart shaped. Fanki Donuts also has a catering service for weddings, just saying…
C O C O Donuts in Brussels
When in Brussels, do not miss out on C O C O Donuts. We enjoy savory donuts, prepared with local ingredients, organic and with love by Chloé and Candice, the two founders. All donuts are homemade daily in small batches to guarantee freshness and as little waste as possible.
Morning Lavender OC in Tustin, California
We love this shop’s flowery and pastel decorations, with its pink touches. Morning Lavender is a boutique/coffee place where we can sip on some tea while eating a donut and doing some shopping. We recommend booking a table in advance to have a spot in the terrace!
Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York
Surprise, the best donuts in the USA are French! Chef Dominique Ansel is famous for his creativity and his innovative cooking, want some proof? He came up with the delicious Cronut, a mix between a croissant and a doughnut, stuffed with cream and covered with icing. The Cronut had become his signature food, be sure to stop by his bakery newt time you land in New York.
The Salty Donut in Miami
And to end this around-the-world trip, we headed to The Salty Donut in Miami. Here again, the donut is considered like a work of art, with tasty variations. Run by a family passionate about cooking, the pace promises donuts handmade each day, with quality ingredients. The menu changes with each season, right now you can have a citrusy donut called “Mini Key Lime Pie” or a brioche infused with chocolate for 24 hours, and this is only a sneak peek of their menu!
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Article by Inès Huet