Everyone loves doughnuts. While some prefer the simplest varieties, such as fried dough rings coated with plain cinnamon sugar or glazed, there are also some who enjoy extraordinary flavors to add more excitement to their doughnut experience.
15 Crazy Donut Flavors
When it comes to flavors, there are no limits. Across the country, there are numerous doughnut creations that can definitely make anyone drool, and below are just some of them.
- B Sweet Dessert Bar (Los Angeles, California)
Halo or Doughnut Pressed Ice Cream Sandwich- This treat combines two of the ultimate comfort foods: ice cream and doughnut. You can choose any flavor of their ice cream and have it sealed inside a hot glazed doughnut. Available ice cream flavors are vanilla, mint chip, cookies and cream, rocky road, chocolate malted crunch, and their famous ube.
- Gourdough’s (Austin, Texas)
The Squealing Pig- Every bite of this delicious doughnut is sweet, fatty, and spicy as it has a combination of cream cheese icing, thick slices of bacon, strawberry jalapeño jelly, as well as candied jalapeños.
- Trejo’s Coffee and Donuts (Los Angeles, California)
Nacho Doughnut- This raised savory doughnut has a combination of jalapeno, chives, cheddar cheese, and hot sauce, making it perfect for a snack or even for light lunch.
- The Doughnut Project (Manhattan, New York)
Everything Doughnut- This doughnut is a combination of sweet and savory as it is smothered in icing made with sweet cream cheese and topped off with everything bagel spices. The delicious spices are composed of poppy and sesame seeds, pepitas, garlic, and sea salt. One may even wonder, is it a doughnut or a bagel?
- Glam Doll Donuts (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Mac and Cheese Doughnut- Also known as the Bellybomb, the Mac and Cheese Doughnut from Glam Doll is another savory creation that is a sure hit among kids and adults. To make it even more delicious and comforting, this donut is served with a cup of fresh vegetarian chili.
- The Doughnut Plant (Brooklyn, New York)
Crème Brulee Doughnut- Here is another example of having two desserts in one as you will not only devour on a delicious donut, you also get to taste yummy crème brulee.
- Pop Pasta (Brooklyn, New York)
Spaghetti Doughnut- Some will definitely find this combination crazy as it combines a popular Neapolitan dish with an iconic American food. You can even choose among three variations: Red Sauce Pop, Bolognese Pop, and Carbonara Pop.
- District Doughnut (Washington, D.C)
Baklava Doughnut- Baklava is a classic pastry recipe that is made of layers of phyllo dough, honey, walnuts, and pistachios. This donut is only seasonal as it can get pretty addicting with its sweet and salty flavor.
- Tom + Chee (several locations across the US)
Choco Bacon Bliss Grilled Cheese Donut- This donut has chocolate, bacon, and cheese. What more can you ask for?
- Sidecar Doughnuts (Costa Mesa and Santa Monica, California)
Banh Mi Doughnut- The fusion of American and Vietnamese food resulted in this one of a kind doughnut from Sidecar. It is filled with BBQ pork, house pickled carrots and daikon, cucumbers, jalapenos, and cilantro mayonnaise, which is also their own creation.
- West End Bistro (West Haven, Connecticut)
Pizza Donut- This is another doughnut creation that is worthy of anyone’s attention because who does not love pizza and donuts? This savory doughnut is made with focaccia dough stuffed with fontinella, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese.
- Birdie’s (Los Angeles, California)
Rock Candy Doughnut- If you are looking for a treat that can put you into a sugar coma, you should definitely consider this super sweet, but totally worth it doughnut from Birdie’s. It is their classic blueberry lemon donut, but made sweeter with the addition of rock candies.
- District: Donuts. Sliders. Brew (New Orleans, Louisiana)
Croque Madam- Is it a sandwich or a doughnut? It does not matter as long as you have the goodness of a doughnut that is packed with smoked ham, Havarti cheese, Dijon mustard, béchamel sauce, and of course, a sunny side up egg.
- Grindstone Coffee & Donuts (Sag Harbor, New York)
Thai Peanut Doughnut- Fans of Pad Thai will definitely love this Asian inspired doughnut. It is coated in a sweet peanut glaze and then covered with peanuts, toasted coconuts, maple sugar, ground ginger, chili powder, fresh Thai basil, and lime zest.
- Mike’s Donuts & Chicken (Kenosha, Wisconsin)
Chicken Wing Doughnut- Do you love crispy fried chicken wings? How about chocolate glazed doughnuts? With this creation, you can have both of their goodness in one.