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Candy Cane-Coated Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts' Candy Cane Crunch Donut Delivers a Taste of the Holidays

— November 2, 2016 — Lifestyle
Just as Starbucks announced the return of its holiday drinks, Dunkin' Donuts has debuted a festive new treat called the Candy Cane Crunch Donut. The new donut will also be accompanied by the debut of the brand-new Crème Brulée macchiato, giving customers even more ways to begin celebrating the holiday season.

The new Candy Cane Crunch Donut is a yeast donut pipped with a vanilla-flavored buttercreme filling. The donut is then topped with a layer of white icing and a generous helping of crushed candy cane pieces. The delicious combination of ingredients delivers the cool taste of peppermint alongside a hint of vanilla for a refreshing holiday treat. For those looking for something even sweeter, the new Créme Brulée Latte boasts the creamy taste of crème brulée and an indulgent caramelized sugar topping.
Trend Themes
1. Holiday-themed Treats - Opportunity for bakeries and cafes to create innovative and festive treats that cater to the holiday season.
2. Flavor Combinations - Opportunity to experiment with unique flavor combinations, such as peppermint and vanilla, to create delightful treats that stand out.
3. Indulgent Beverages - Opportunity for coffee shops and cafes to create indulgent drinks, like the Créme Brulée Latte, that provide a rich and satisfying experience for customers.
Industry Implications
1. Bakery - Disruptive innovation opportunity in the bakery industry to create seasonal treats that attract customers and drive sales during holidays.
2. Café - Opportunity for cafes to differentiate themselves by offering unique and flavorful holiday-themed treats that entice customers to visit.
3. Coffee Shop - Disruptive innovation opportunity in the coffee shop industry to develop and promote indulgent beverages that elevate the coffee drinking experience.
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