For those with limited baking skills, but a healthy appetite for sweets, Los Angeles' 'Donut Friend' is the perfect dessert destination. Unlike other donut shops, this California bakery lets patrons customize their perfect donut creation without the need to lift a finger.
At Donut Friend, customers can choose from a vast selection of gourmet donuts that include mouth-watering options such as a PB&J-inspired pastry called 'Drive Like Jelly' and a citrusy treat called 'The Starting Lime.' If the signature compilations don't fit the bill, customers can also design DIY donuts with all of their favorite fixings. To design a custom pastry, customer start by choosing their donuts base. After deciding between glazed, cake or a gluten-free donut, customers can choose from a wide variety of fillings, including Nutella, caramelized apples and even dairy-free cream cheese. Finally, customers can dress their donut with candies, nuts, sauces or spices for an extra-special finishing touch.
Playing on the millennial love of customized foodie creations, those attending Trend Hunter’s Los Angeles innovation conference are sure to enjoy these Instagram-worthy treats.