National Doughnut Day - June 2nd
Guys!! It's time for #NationalDoughnutDay! Of all the national days devoted to dessert, this may be my favorite (copy & paste that into every national dessert day blog I write). But seriously, doughnuts are the one sweet treat that are socially acceptable to eat for breakfast even though we all know they're basically a dessert. For National Doughnut Day some of our favorite NYC shops are whipping up special flavors or giving away free doughnuts...make sure to find your favorite and stop by early before all the special goodies are gone. No shame if you need to stop by two of your favorites ;-)
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@desserttoursnyc & #celebratesweet. Don't forget to show the bakeries some love too. Happy National Doughnut Day!
Drumrolllllll please...here are our top 4 picks for some serious doughnut celebrating. Listed in no particular order, they're all amazing.
Cake doughnuts, yeast doughnuts, round doughnuts, square doughnuts...yeah, they have square doughnuts, rose doughnuts...seriously, a doughnut shaped like a rose, NBD. Doughnut Plant is a winner any day but on National Doughnut Day you may just get a little extra treat with your purchase.
4 locations: Chelsea, LES, Brooklyn & Queens (LIC)
Open at 6:30 a.m. (Chelsea 7:00 a.m.)
* Free carnival sprinkles mini doughnut with purchase
Doughnuts that require two hands. These yeast doughnuts come in some really unique flavors already...looking at you hibiscus, but for national doughnut day, they'll have a few extra special flavors. Word on the street *Instagram is that one of these special flavors will be...Belgian Chocolate Popcorn. YUP!
4 Locations: Flatiron, UrbanSpace Vanderbilt, City Kitchen & Brooklyn (Bed Stuy)
Open at 6:00 or 6:30 a.m. (varies by location)
*Special flavors offered at all location
Doughnuts at a carwash...duh. That's were these guys got started, there's even a flavor named after it, the carwash doughnut, vanilla-lavendar. Underwest Donuts is the place for cake doughnuts in fun flavors and fancy frosting. For National Doughnut Day they're offering a new flavor, Carmel Corn!
2 Locations: Westside Highway Carwash & 2 Penn Plaza
*Special flavor - Carmel Corn
The Doughnut Project:
This doughnut shop takes unique flavors to the next level. Offering up sweet & savory with their everything bagel doughnut, a beet glazed option and a special bone marrow doughnut on Saturdays! Then there's the doughnut with a slice of bacon right on top. So clearly you'll have lots of options on National Doughnut Day as they will be adding a bourbon cream glaze and possibly some other special flavors.
1 Location: West Village
*Special flavors - bourbon cream & orange poppy