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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

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brunette123 Sat 03-Aug-13 18:42:32

I have never tried one - am I missing out? If so which do you recommend? I like sickly things lol eg on a carrot cake prefer the frosting to the actual cake - would never be interested in just a blueberry muffin for example - too plain for me.

Southeastdweller Sun 04-Aug-13 11:21:38

Used to love them but then I found out they contain trans fats so I stopped buying them.

DifferentNow Sun 04-Aug-13 11:21:46

A big disappointment. No different to Greggs.

Xenadog Mon 05-Aug-13 12:45:18

In the Bull Ring in Birmingham you can see them being made and when I've had to queue to be served they come out with a hot plain one for every person in the queue.


As for favourite? I like the apple ones.

Definitely worth a taste x

snowlie Mon 05-Aug-13 14:23:01

Used to love them until I looked at the massive list of ingredients - no wonder they taste synthetic, they don't contain any real ingredients. Wouldn't touch them now, not even tempted.

slalomsuki Mon 05-Aug-13 14:32:17

Not a big donut fan here based on the supermarket ones but I have to say Krispy Kreme ones are great.

Did you know you can freeze them too? I go to France via Portsmouth fairly frequently and always pick some up for the French freezer. They keep well and are a great treat.

Strawberry ones for me though.

LeGavrOrf Mon 05-Aug-13 14:42:54

They are revolting. Taste really synthetic.

The Strawberry and Kreme is soo good as is the Strawberry Gloss and the Glazed Raspberry.
Not so keen on the chocolate ones as I think the chocolate tastes a bit cheap.

AmazingBouncingFerret Mon 05-Aug-13 22:13:49

I get the same feeling eating one as I would drunk texting an ex. Seems like a good idea at the time but end up regretting it and feeling all ashamed.

craftynclothy Mon 05-Aug-13 22:19:44

Strawberry and kreme is my fave. The millionaire's shortbread one is yummy too but a bit more sickly iykwim. Not keen on the others though.

timidviper Mon 05-Aug-13 22:26:21

They taste synthetic but it's one of those "so bad it's good" things. I love the plain, the maple glazed and the jam ones

Coconutty Mon 05-Aug-13 22:30:47

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scrappydappydoo Mon 05-Aug-13 22:31:15

[homer simpson drool] mmmm doughnuts
Asda do quite a good own brand version of the original - obviously much cheaper.
We stayed at a hotel in the states once with free brekkie which was basically chocolate cereal or krispy kremes - I left at least a stone heavier..

LynetteScavo Mon 05-Aug-13 22:32:12

They appear to be neither Krispy or Kremey.

I have had several opportunities to consume one. But I've never actually wanted to bring one to my lips.

brunette123 Wed 07-Aug-13 16:28:45

Was just in Tesco and looked at them - one of them, a choc praline one I think was £1.75 for one, the cheapest was the glazed £1.35 - so expensive - makes me sound tight perhaps but really not sure I would pay that for one..........

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