New York NY 10002
This bakery essentially singlehandedly started the specialty donut boom thats gripping the nation. Donuts have been a part of owner Mark Isreals family for more than 100 years, and in 1994 he opened The Doughnut Plant using that same recipe his grandfather used. By building on that classic recipe, hes made a name for himself and his bakery, and hes also created a few now-legendary inventions, like the square jelly-filled, peanut butter and jelly (left), and tres leches donuts. — Dan Myers, 12/14/2012
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Tres leches, chocolate and yeast donuts (especially with seasonal fruit!) are all the best doughnuts you will ever have in your life, and I doughnut tolerate any disagreement.
Village Voice is excited to have Doughnut Plant at the 2012 ChoiceEats food fest! Full list of restaurants here: http://ow.ly/8QjDQ
Pumpkin Doughnuts in both cake and yeast form. A finish of caramelized pumpkin seeds, nutty and crunchy, iced over in a spiced glaze. The cake one has cozy pumpkin flavor with of cloves and cinnamon
The city's best donuts are at this LES establishment. Get there early to get them when they're hot right out of the oven! Try the Tres Leches and Crème Brûlée, they're fantastic!
On Kid in a Candy Store Adam Gertler swings by Doughnut Plant where the bakery makes fresh doughnuts with real fruit and nut glazes like the jelly square-shaped doughnut. Find more tips at FN Local.
This Lower East Side institution is renowned for its big, moist doughnuts with glazes made with real fruit.
Seriously the best doughnuts around - airy, flaky, crumbly, moist, sticky! Get the creme brulee, the carrot, the pb&J, the coconut and the blackout! Let the salivation begin!
The crème brulee donut tastes like the most decadent dessert I’ve ever had for breakfast. - Jeffrey Saad, United Tastes of America
Try the Creme Brulee Donuts and spot it on Foodspotting!
PB & J all day
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A doughnut is a classic guilty pleasure, but here they are heavenly. -Yigit Pura, Top Chef Just Desserts
Nothing beats these doughnuts. The yeast doughnuts are light, sweet, and extraordinary. Eric Wolitzky, Top Chef Just Desserts
Do yourself a favor and get a couple of creme brulee donuts!
The coconut cream doughnut is out of this world!
Get the seasonal doughnut (strawberry in summer) but never underestimate the Tres Leches. It looks harmless, but its really really good.
Blackout chocolate cake doughnut has a surprise inside.
Eat a creme brulee donut.
Peanut butter glazed/jelly filled, meyer lemon or pumpkin (in season) are the go.
Fresh, delicious and unique doughnuts. Get there early so you have your choice of available flavors.