Sometimes, you wake up and just crave a thick Klondike Bar. Sure, you may have been saving for after dinner but decided to just live in the moment, sometimes it can’t be helped.
Turns out now you don’t have to choose between a traditional breakfast and satiating your Klondike cravings.
Klondike has released a decadent new frozen treat that you can enjoy in the mornings to tide you until you can sink your teeth into a rich ice cream sandwich later in the day.
Called Klondike Wake Me Up Coffee Donut, the cake features a dark chocolate hard shell topped with a white confectionary drizzle. It boasts a robust frozen coffee flavor made from 100% Arabica Colombian Coffee.
You can find them in the frozen food section of major retailers nationwide starting this month.
We’re officially weeks away from Halloween, and I’m honestly basking in the festivities of the spooky holiday. One surprising entry comes from Dunkin’ Donuts, who have taken the feared Ghost Pepper and captured the flavor into a donut.
Yes, a Ghost Pepper Donut.
The new spicy cake features a classic yeast donut ring that’s topped with flavored strawberry icing. It boasts a bold blend of cayenne and ghost pepper and is finished with red sanding sugar to complete its fiery namesake’s aesthetic.
This marks the brand’s first-ever pepper flavored donut, now available nationwide along with a variety of dressed-up Halloween donuts at participating Dunkin’ locations now until December.
Can’t remember, but does coffee make spicy foods better or worse? Eh, guess I’ll have to find out for myself.
Not too long ago, Krispy Kreme announced that they would be opening up a flagship store in New York City that not only sold their fresh donuts, but would feature tons of other merchandise and donut-themed items for customers to buy as well.
Today we got a look inside the NYC store and, being the veritable Mike TV of this Willy Wonka Tour, wanted to see as much as possible behind the scenes.
Located in Times Square, the flagship store features many attractions that set it apart from a standard Krispy Kreme doughnut shop.
Upon walking in, guests can shop around and buy a plethora of Krispy Kreme merchandise, including mugs, tumblers, and New-York specific gifts.
To the left, guests and walk past the Doughnut Theater, where they can see doughnuts being made by the hundreds within minutes as they’re finished through a massive Glazed Waterfall.
Other highlights of the flagship store include stadium-style seating made to look like you’re inside a giant Krispy Kreme doughnut box, the World’s Largest Hot Light, and a 24-hour streetwise pickup window. There’s even an exclusive New York City “Big Apple” Doughnut that can only be found at the flagship store.
Krispy Kreme has stated that with the shop now open, they will be strictly adhering to COVID-19 safety regulations and guidelines for both guests and employees. This includes employee health screenings, wearing face masks, social distancing floor stickers, regular hand washing protocols, protective barriers at ordering points, and additional disinfecting throughout the shop.
The flagship store is set to open Tuesday, Sept. 15.
With the launch of both their bubble tea and Boba Tea, Dunkin Donuts have been making some pretty big moves this summer, but one change goes far beyond a refreshing beverage.
Today Food reports that 450 Dunkin’ locations will shut down by the end of this year as a result of the donut and coffee chain ending its deal with Hess Corporation, which owns Speedway gas stations.
This means that the 450 locations set to close will all be ones located within Speedway locations. These spots offer only a limited Dunkin’ menu and are much smaller than the chain’s standalone restaurants.
While they are shutting down their Speedway locations, Dunkin did mention to Today that by doing so, they’ll be in a better position to open new full-service stores in the areas of closure.
Currently, there are more than 8,500 Dunkin’ locations nationwide. The upcoming closuress are planned to be completed by the end of 2020.
With students studying online these last few months, it’s sobering to know that they’ll be spending their long-awaited graduations at home thanks to the pandemic.
Here’s a tiny bit of sweet relief, however, as Krispy Kreme is offering high school and college seniors a free dozen doughnuts to soften that blow.
All you have to do is show up at a Krispy Kreme dressed in your graduation cap and gown, or wear clothes that say “Class of 2020” and you will get a free assorted dozen with no strings attached during the week of May 18 to May 24.
Other 2020 apparel that will be accepted includes:
Cap and gown with 2020 tassel
Class of 2020 apparel (t-shirt, sweatshirt, etc.)
2020 letterman jacket featuring senior status
2020 class ring
Graduation announcement featuring name with matching ID
Student photo ID featuring senior status
Other Class of 2020 senior swag
To celebrate the class of 2020, customers can also purchase a dozen “2020” doughnuts that are made to spell out 2020 through icing in three separate rows.
Krispy Kreme’s free graduate dozen deal will be available at all participating Krispy Kreme locations nationwide while supplies last. For any students looking to grab their free dozen, make sure to be safe out there!
When the crimson glow of Krispy Kreme’s “Hot Now” neon sign lights up, its a veritable bell to Pavlov’s dogs, with we the people being the drooling pooches. Why? Because the thought of freshly baked Krispy Kreme doughnuts enrobed in their undeniable and iconic glaze is as good as any reason to lift the floodgates in our tastebuds. Now what if I told you that Krispy Kreme is rolling out a trio of new donuts featuring fruit-flavored glazes and filled with a fruity kreme? The forecast in your mouth would be predicting a torrential downpour, yes, I know.
Well friends, grab your scuba suits because we’ll all be swimming knowing that Krispy Kreme will be releasing a set of Fresh off the Line Doughnuts: Key Lime Glazed, Key Lime Kreme; Strawberry Glazed, Strawberry Kreme; and Lemon Glazed, Lemon Kreme. So if you’re feeling for an OG type bite, grab the glazed. If you’re more so inclined for an extra dose of sweetness, by all means treat yourself to the Kreme-filled variety.
Krispy Kreme’s roll out of these new doughnuts will start with Strawberry being available from April 28-May 1. Next up is Key Lime with a time frame of May 5-8. Lemon anchors the trio with an availability of May 12-15. So we’re talking limited here. All the more reason to mark your calendars if you’re eager for a taste.