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Justin Timberlake’s ‘Braspberry’ Hack Is Taking Over The Internet

Pop singer and actor Justin Timberlake just gave a creative food hack a novel name, and the internet’s already flipping out over the newly-dubbed “braspberry.”

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In a video on his Instagram feed, JT shared some deep thoughts on the hack, which is performed by jamming a blueberry inside of a raspberry.

“Is it a coincidence that a blueberry fits perfectly inside of a raspberry? I think not,” he said in the middle of the process. Timberlake then coins his fruit conglomerate with the name “braspberry,” eliciting some laughs from those in the background as he pops it into his mouth.

The video’s already amassed over 3 million views in under 2 days, with many people commenting on how awesome or ingenious the idea was.

“He’s a genius and this is why we love him.” – @drebarnhill

“Those are some real deep thoughts 😂😂😂” – @danielle_renee127

“@justintimberlake but does that braspberry fit into a blackberry to make a blabraspberry?” – @justmops

This isn’t an entirely new food hack, however, as anyone who’s played with their berries while bored has probably done this at least once or twice. Still, Timberlake’s fascination with the braspberry has suddenly turned it into an ingenious phenomena to the internet.

It also looks like an incredibly easy healthy party food that I’m definitely trying out this holiday season.

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Packaged Food Sweets

Jelly Donut Oreos Are Real And Here’s Where To Find Them

Just in time for National Donut Day, Oreo announced the release of an exclusive Jelly Donut Oreo flavor that’s hitting stores for a limited time.

Found only at Walmart stores beginning Friday June 2, the cookies feature a Golden Oreo exterior and a raspberry and custard creme filling, reports PopSugar.

A few weeks ago, Oreo released a Syrup and Waffles exclusive that was met with pretty high praise here at Foodbeast HQ. Here’s hoping they meet the same standards with this new variation.

If you’re both a donut and Oreo fan, or even just someone with a wicked nasty sweet tooth, you’ll definitely want to grab a bag or three before they fly off the shelves. Again, these will only be available for a limited time.

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Fast Food Sweets

Dunkin’ Gets Romantic With New Heart-Shaped Donuts

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With only a couple days left until February, we’re all starting to feel the love. Dunkin’ Donuts found a way to turn that feeling into something a little more tangible and bite-sized by creating a line of heart-shaped donuts for Valentine’s Day.

The two new donuts are the Chocolate-covered Raspberry Heart Donut and the Brownie Batter Crumble Heart Donut.

Dunkin’s Raspberry Heart boasts a raspberry filling, is frosted with chocolate icing, and drizzled with strawberry-flavored icing. The Brownie Batter Crumble Heart oozes brownie batter-flavored buttercreme filling, is frosted with chocolate icing, and drizzled with strawberry-flavored icing.

A dozen of these might be just as romantic, if not more so, than ordering a box of chocolates. Heck, we’ll take a heart-shaped donut any time of year. Love does that to you.

The donuts will be available through the end of February at participating Dunkin’ Donuts locations.

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Sweets

Now You Can Get Fruit Toppings On Your Cinnabon

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My friend and I like to play this game, where we convince ourselves typically unhealthy food is healthy just because it’s covered with something mildly healthy. We do it with avocados on our breakfast burritos, brown rice with our Panda Express, fruit compote atop our gargantuan deep fried funnel cakes.

And now, finally, we can do it with Cinnabon.

Yep, Louis C.K.’s favorite fat guy problem is getting into the holiday spirit, by offering guests the option to top their Classic Rolls, Minibons, or pull-apart “Center of the Roll”s with a syrupy drizzle of summertime berries.

Sure, chances are the syrup and the fact that they’re been preserved and flash frozen probably eliminate all health benefits from their previous lives as fruit. But until I care, Cinnabon is a officially a health food. Whoo-hoo!

H/T Brand Eating

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How to Identify 16 of America’s Most Essential Donuts [VIDEO]

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You’re standing in line at your local donut shop deciding what to order. No one wants to be that customer who doesn’t know the difference between a cruller and a fritter. Rather than take a stab at your donut of preference, you just play it safe and order a plain, halfheartedly eating it on the morning commute.

In honor of National Doughnut Day, Foodbeast put together a video of some of the most common donuts you’ll find in shops and what they’re called. We know your morning minutes are precious, so we definitely don’t want you wasting them on donut confusion. Sit back and enjoy some intimate shots of donut porn. Hopefully not on an empty stomach:

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Cake Donut

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SHAPE: Round, ring donut

NOTES: Dense, Muffin-type donuts called “Sinkers”.

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Crullers

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SHAPE: Twisted, ridged surface

NOTES: Pronounced “Kruhl-er”. It’s name is derived from Dutch Krullen, or “to curl”.

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Fritters

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SHAPE: Lumpy, circular.

NOTES: Pan-fried cakes made with cornmeal

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Long John

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SHAPE: Long, bar-shaped

NOTES: Filled long johns are sold as “éclairs”.

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Bear Claw

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SHAPE: Rectangular with slices along one side to resemble a bear’s toes.

NOTES: While the bear claw is sometimes considered a donut, it’s common for bear claws to be almond-flavored pastries more similar to fritters in texture.

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Cake Sprinkle

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SHAPE: Round, ring donut

TASTE: Glazed donuts covered in confectionery sprinkles.

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Glazed

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SHAPE: Round, ring donut.

NOTES: Made with sugar, vanilla, salt, cold milk and water.

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Boston Cream

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SHAPE: Round, filled. A mini version of the Boston cream pie.

NOTES: Called a “Boston Cream” when frosted in chocolate, but called a “Bavarian Creme” when dusted with powdered sugar.

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Maple Bar

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SHAPE: Long, bar-shaped.

NOTES: Coated with a maple glaze. Goes great with bacon!

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Twist

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SHAPE: Two pieces of dough twisted together.

NOTES: Twists must be made in opposite directions for optimal texture and tension.

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Roll

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SHAPE: Spiral, circular.

NOTES: Rolled in a cinnamon and sugar mix.

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Chocolate Glaze

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SHAPE: Round, ring donut

NOTES: Glazed donut made with corn syrup, bittersweet chocolate and confectioner’s sugar.

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Cinnamon Crumb

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SHAPE: Round, ring donut

NOTES: One of the most underrated donuts. Covered in crunchy, cinnamon-sugar crumbs. Fantastic dipped in coffee.

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Powdered Sugar

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SHAPE: Round, filled

NOTES: Donuts covered in confectioner’s sugar or “snow sugar” that doesn’t melt.

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Raspberry Filled

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SHAPE: Round, filled

NOTES: Filled with raspberry jelly.

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Donut Holes

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SHAPE: Round balls, the center of ring donuts.

NOTES: Called “Timbits” in Canada

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Bud Light Launches New Raz-Ber-Rita and Mang-O-Rita Flavors

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Since its launch of Lime-A-Rita in 2012, Bud Light Lime has been churning out new Margarita-in-a-can flavors once a year. Flavors like Straw-Ber-Rita and Cran-Brr-Rita have all hit the grocery aisles. Looks like two new flavors are now being added to the Bud Light Lime family: Raz-Ber-Rita and Mag-O-Rita.

Brewed from a combination of barley malt, non-malted cereal grains and some light hopping before filtration, the drinks are then blended with Bud Light Lime and additional ingredients to make up the margarita flavor. Each can carries 8% alcohol per volume.

Raz-Ber-Rita and Mang-O-Rita are set to hit stores March 3. The beverages will be available in a 12-pack of 8-oz cans, four-pack of 16-oz cans and a 24-ounce individual can.

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Sweets

Raspberry Lychee is February’s Cronut of the Month

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February is a week away which means a cronut shake up is about to go down at Dominique Ansel’s bakery. The genius behind the breakfast hybrid usually features a unique cronut flavor that changes each month, this week he announced February’s cronut of the month would be Raspberry Lychee.

Adorned and filled with pink ingredients, which Ansel says is his favorite color, the cronut is filled with raspberry confiture and lychee ganache. The cronut is then topped with a simple glaze made up of lemon juice and freeze dried raspberry bits before finally being dusted with lemon zest sugar.

Given the pink on pink action, we’re betting a good amount of New Yorkers will be gifted with some of these limited time cronuts for Valentine’s Day. Because nothing says “I love you” like standing out in the snow for hours to pick up some cronuts.

H/T + PicThx Gothamist

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Sweets

Just Add Nutella: Dark Chocolate, Raspberry & Brie Grilled Cheese

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Holy mother of all things delicious. Feast your eyes upon quite possibly the most drool-worthy grilled cheese, ever. It’s gooey. It’s sweet. It’s a dark chocolate, raspberry and brie concoction, folks.

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Monique over at Ambitious Kitchen is the gal behind this perfectly offbeat sweet + savory combo. Thankfully, it’s pretty simple to make yourself. Just take some thick slices of multi-grain bread, butter one side, and top with crushed raspberries, slices of brie cheese and dark chocolate squares. We suggest making that bad boy in a skillet until some melting and toasting action takes place, then dipping it Nutella at the end. Voila! — you now have yourself a little bit o’ heaven.

Get the recipe here.

H/T + Photo Courtesy Ambitious Kitchen