Donut Bread Pudding from 8 Couture Donuts Across the Country Slideshow

8 Couture Donuts Across the Country Slideshow

Alla Spina

Donut Bread Pudding

Chef Damon Menapace created the Donut Bread Pudding (freshly fried cinnamon-sugar donuts are baked in a custard that’s enriched with a touch of pork fat) at Alla Spina in Philadelphia.

Brookville Restaurant/ Facebook

Spicy Raspberry Jelly and Cinnamon Sugar

Chef Harrison Keevil creates a daily jelly donut such as the Spicy Raspberry Jelly and Cinnamon Sugar donut at Brookville Restaurant in Charlottesville, Va. 

Yes

"Old Fashioned"

Chefs Francis Brennan (formerly of L20) and Jeff Mahin (of Stella Rossa Pizza Bar) have teamed up to create a signature donut called the "Old Fashioned" at Do-Rite Donuts & Coffee in Chicago. The donut is  flipped three times to create a "flowering" effect, and is made with either Tahitian vanilla bean glaze or Valrhona chocolate icing.

Fonuts

Fonuts

Waylynn Lucas, the talented pastry chef behind Fonuts, opened the new modern coffee and doughnut shop in summer 2011. The shop, with celebrity fans such as Gayle King, Giada de Laurentiis and Gabrielle Hamilton, features more than a dozen unique varieties that are baked using different methods of steaming and baking at high heat to replicate the light and fluffy texture of a doughnut -- without the use of a fryer. Unique flavors include: Hawaiian, Salted Caramel, Rosemary Olive Oil, Maple Bacon, and Chorizo Cheddar. 

Oatmeal Kooky

"Doughnut"

Executive chef Andrew Brochu creates a donut simply called "Doughnut," consisting of espresso powder, coffee gelée and donut cream purée (made from Krispy Kreme donuts) at graham elliot in Chicago. 

Epicuryan

Sugar & Spice Beignets

Pastry chef Karen Hatfield creates Sugar & Spice Beignets,with Venezuelan chocolate fondue and a vanilla-date milkshake at Hatfield’s in Los Angeles.

Lamill

Hand-Cut Beignets

Pastry chef Chris Ford (recently awarded Food & Wine magazine’s "People’s Best New Pastry Chef 2012" and one of Tasting Table National’s "Best Pastry Chefs 2012") creates hand-cut beignets with dipping sauces such as Macallan butterscotch sauce, chocolate sauce, and Meyer lemon curd at LAMILL COFFEE at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore.

Snacker's Sightings

Ricotta Doughnuts with Ginger Sugar

Chef and owner Jenn Louis creates the signature donut, Ricotta Doughnuts with Ginger Sugar, at  Sunshine Tavern in Portland, Ore.

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