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34 Unique Donut Creations

From Donut-Topped Donuts to Pastry-Topped Coffees

— June 4, 2016 — Lifestyle
These unique donut creations showcase how creative at-home and restaurant chefs are experimenting with new forms, flavors and fusions of the classic pastry treat.

Now that there have been many mile-high milkshakes and other over-the-top desserts that have gone viral online, there are chains that are making their own donut-integrated beverages. Examples of this include Cold Stone Creamery's Blueberry Donut Shake, as well as the 'Donutccino' that's served at NYC's Gossip Coffee.

Donuts are often first and foremost associated with sweetly glazed or chocolate-dipped flavors, but there are several savory varieties emerging that are filled with everything from spicy cheese and bone marrow to meat. Unique donut creations like these signal a shift in consumer preferences in response to sugar.
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Boozy Bourbon Donuts
Boozy Bourbon Donuts
The Bourbon Ball Donut Celebrates the Start of Derby Season
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Savory Meat Donuts
Savory Meat Donuts
The Doughnut Project Serves Deep Fried Pastries Topped with Salty Ingredients
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Donut-Topped Milkshakes
Donut-Topped Milkshakes
The New Blueberry Donut Shake Combines Two Sweet Treats into One Dish
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31
Meringue-Topped Donuts
Meringue-Topped Donuts
The New Berry Pavlova Donut is Inspired by a Popular Meringue-Based Dessert
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30
Pastry-Topped Coffees
Pastry-Topped Coffees
The Donutccino Brings Together the Classic Combination of Donuts and Coffee
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Donut-Topped Donuts
Donut-Topped Donuts
The Sparkle Dazzle Rainbow Fried Desserts are Deceivingly Vegan
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Decadent Hibiscus Donuts
Decadent Hibiscus Donuts
This Pink Donut from 'Dough Doughnuts' Looks and Tastes Like Hibiscus
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Rainbow-Colored Donuts
Rainbow-Colored Donuts
The New Rainbow Donuts from Moe's Doughs are a Colorful Indulgence
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Spicy Cheese Donuts
Spicy Cheese Donuts
Cabana Brazilian Barbecue Restaurants Serve a Spicy Malagueta Chicken Donut
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25
Realistic Pie-Shaped Donuts
Realistic Pie-Shaped Donuts
The New Apple Pie Donut from Krispy Kreme Features a Lattice Top
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24
Elaborate Donut Sushi
Elaborate Donut Sushi
The 'Will it Sushi?' Show Transforms Dunkin' Donuts into the Japanese Meal
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Football-Shaped Donuts
Football-Shaped Donuts
These Super Bowl-Themed Treats are Perfect for Game Day
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Emotive Emoji Pastries
Emotive Emoji Pastries
Dominique Ansel Transforms a Melonpan Bun into the Heart-Eyes Emoticon
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Heart-Shaped S'mores Donuts
Heart-Shaped S'mores Donuts
These Valentine's Day Donuts are Made with Rich Belgian Chocolate
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Indulgent Cookie-Flavored Donuts
Indulgent Cookie-Flavored Donuts
Krispy Kreme's Spring Menu Features Three Cookie-Themed Donuts
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Fudge-Filled Hybrid Donuts
Fudge-Filled Hybrid Donuts
This Decadent Croissant Donut is Filled with Chocolate Fudge
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Fast Casual Dessert Kebabs
Fast Casual Dessert Kebabs
The Tella Balls Dessert Bar Subsitutes Savory Ingredients with Sweet
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Decadent Donut Collaborations
Decadent Donut Collaborations
The Krispy Kreme Nutella Donut is Dubbed the Nutty Chocolatta
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Anime Donut Characters
Anime Donut Characters
These Rounded Pastries are Decorated to Look Like Popular Cartoons
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Donut Shop Hand Pies
Donut Shop Hand Pies
The Glazed Peach Pies from Krispy Kreme Feature the Chain's Donut Glaze
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14
Slushie-Flavored Donuts
Slushie-Flavored Donuts
The Wild Cherry Slurpee Donut is Inspired by 7-Eleven's Famous Drink
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Sparkly Rainbow Donuts
Sparkly Rainbow Donuts
The New Rainbow Gloss Donuts are Topped with a Sparkly Glaze
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Tequila-Infused Donuts
Tequila-Infused Donuts
The Patrón Platinum Donut Was Created in Honor of Cinco de Mayo
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Single-Serve Donut Packets
Single-Serve Donut Packets
Nanna's Donut Packaging is Easily Portable and Prevents Sticky Fingers
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10
Cartoon Cat Donuts
Cartoon Cat Donuts
Fork to Belly's Recipe for Pusheen Donuts Celebrates Adorable Animated Felines
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Bone Marrow-Stuffed Donuts
Bone Marrow-Stuffed Donuts
This Donut Features a Chocolate Filling Made from Roasted Bone Marrow
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Romantic Emoji Donuts
Romantic Emoji Donuts
This Emoji Heart Donut Recipe is Perfect for Valentine's Day Desserts
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7
Decadent Donut Creations
Decadent Donut Creations
Aussie Bakery Doughnut Time Celebrates 1st Anniversary in Big Way
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Gelato-Filled Donut Sandwiches
Gelato-Filled Donut Sandwiches
The Kool Krispy Sandwich Upgrades the Classic Ice Cream Sandwich
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5
Donut Ice Cream Cones
Donut Ice Cream Cones
These Czech Pastry Cones are Changing the Way People Eat Ice Cream
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4
Luxe Gilded Donuts
Luxe Gilded Donuts
The Golden Cristal Ube Donut Creation Has a Price Tag of $100
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3
Americana-Themed Donut Flavors
Americana-Themed Donut Flavors
The American Classics Doughnuts are Inspired by Classic Treats
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2
Pool Float Donuts
Pool Float Donuts
This Flamingo and Unicorn Donut Recipe is Inspired by Fun Flotation Devices
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Hybrid Donut Macarons
Hybrid Donut Macarons
The 'Macaronut' is a Cross Between Two Different Pastries
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