It’s almost like Christmas in June! Friday, June 5 is National Donut Day and, as you can imagine, bakeries across the Twin Cities are preparing.
Almost big enough to fit over your head, and maybe it should, it measures just over a foot accross. You will definitely want to mess with the Texas Doughnut, forget Minnesota nice.
At Granny Donuts, in West St. Paul, it’s a race to keep the display case stocked. “Sometimes if we don’t get here early enough in the morning, they’re all gone and then we don’t get the favorite donuts,” frequent customer Jane Williamson said.
If you were lucky enough to get a ticket before they sold out, you’ll definitely get your fill on the Twin Cities Donut Crawl this weekend. If not, you can always stop by Mel-O-Glaze, A Baker’s Wife or Bogart’s Doughnuts on your own.
What started as a few friends sampling pastries has turned into the Twin Cities sweetest new happening, and a sold out event. The Twin Cities Donut Crawl may just be the ultimate sugar rush. Ticket holders get coffee, a T-shirt and, of course, a donut from three local favorites.
Katy Gerdes won $10,000 in the “Donut Showdown” competition, which pitted her against some very talented bakers from across the country. WCCO’s Dave Lee talked with her about the contest, which aired on the Cooking Channel, and the crazy concoctions they had to make.
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First Rochester, now Duluth. The city at the point of Lake Superior is earmarked to be the next location for Dunkin’ Donuts in Minnesota. The first new Minnesota store opened at the Kahler Grand Hotel at 15 First Ave. SW in Rochester last month.
Twin Cities residents who crave the taste of Dunkin’ Donuts pastries, or their equally endorsed coffee drinks, don’t have to drive to Wisconsin any longer. They just have to drive to Rochester. A new Dunkin’ Donuts location just opened in the Kahler Grand Hotel.
If you are still making your plans for National Doughnut Day, which occurs this Friday, there’s one shop in the Twin Cities that may be a little tougher to get into. That’s because USA Today just ranked Glam Doll Donuts in Minneapolis among their ten best doughnut shops in the entire country.
You don’t need to hit up the coasts or fall victim to the dreaded “Cronut” craze to have some of the best breakfast pastries in the country. Just head over to Eat Street in Minneapolis. The website Thrillist has named Glam Doll Donuts in Minneapolis one of the best in the U.S.
Dunkin’ Donuts is looking to expand in to Minnesota. The last franchise closed in the late 1990s, but now the shop wants to open about 50 restaurants across the state by the end of next summer. A majority of them would be in the Twin Cities, but other cities, including Duluth, will have locations. Derek Struss is one of the people excited about Dunkin’s return to Minnesota.
Visit one of these great doughnut shops in Minnesota and let your taste buds unfurl.
Cronuts — the new “it” food is debuting in Minneapolis. The newest pastry sensation has made its way into the Twin Cities. Cronuts are the perfectly blended treat that combines croissants and donuts.
Kwik Trip Inc. is recalling some doughnuts sold at its convenience stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa because they may contain undeclared traces of egg.
University of Minnesota police will be handing out doughnuts and safety tips this week with hopes of keeping the Twin Cities campus safe.
Police at the University of Minnesota are handing out doughnuts — and safety tips — as part of a campaign encouraging students to “Stand Up” when a situation doesn’t seem right.