I Heart Doughnuts Only at Doughnut Plant – NYC
I’ve been quite busy the last few days. I have visitors from out-of-town (so fun, but I feel like death!), contractors all up in my crib (argh, drilling and banging at eight in the morning!), new projects at work (I need a raise!), and I’m going to court tonight (wish me luck!). But because I love you guys, and because tomorrow is National Doughnut Day, I thought I’d write a short post about the doughnuts I ate this weekend.
As many of you know, I’m not crazy about doughnuts (Doughnuts remind me of being forced to got to church when I was little. After church there were always doughnuts. The smell of powdered sugar now makes me want to puke. I have issues, don’t judge.), but I’m completely smitten with the doughnuts at the Doughnut Plant. I like their doughnuts because they actually taste like something beyond sugar, flour, and grease. Before this weekend, the square jelly-filled was my favorite, but now I’m in love with the Peanut Butter Glaze & Blackberry Jelly Yeast Doughnut ($2.75). It’s their squishy square yeast doughnut filled with organic blackberry jelly, lightly glazed with sugary peanut butter, and sprinkled with chopped nuts. It’s sweet, but not overly so, and has the perfect proportion of peanut butter flavor to jelly; more jelly than peanut butter, just how I like my pb&j sandwiches.
I also had a sugar glazed Mango Cake Doughnut ($2.25). I never get too excited about the cake doughnuts at Doughnut Plant. There’s nothing wrong with them, but if I want cake, I rather go to a bakery. I want my doughnuts to be airy and fluffy, like little fried pillows, not like dense cakes. The Mango was moist with a subtle mango flavor, and the sugar glaze was nice and light, but again it was a cake doughnut, it didn’t wow me.
Next week, I hope to be less busy so I can post more, but until then, Happy National Donut Day! Eat a doughnut or two, and let me know in the comments if you come across an especially delicious one. Share the love please.