Eat This Now: Crème Brûlée Donut at the Donuttery
Still cool, still about the music
Photo by Hellcat Hamby
Regardless of what you may think of crème brûlée's flavor (and if you don't like it—to quote Bart in the episode when he was a bloated rock star, and a metal Milhouse told him "It used to be about the music!"—SLAG OFF), it's hard to deny how fun it is to take a spoon and crack that sucker. The Donuttery manages to replicate the experience of the iconic French dessert––in donut form.
The 24-hour Huntington Beach experimental doughnut shop known for red velvet, bacon maple bars, pumpkin and vegan doughnuts has perfected a decidedly American twist on a European delicacy. They essentially take a glazed, custard-filled doughnut and place crystalized sugar atop. Each bite has a satisfying crunch to it at first and ends with mouthful of smooth custard and pillowy dough. The sugar cracks like glass right in front of your mouth.
It's a bit pricey for a doughnut at $2.50 a piece, but hey, it's more fun than a Cronut on crack.
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