Sinful doughnuts are the best way to rid one of mood swings and is a delicious way to pamper yourself to a heavenly treat. Anurupa Dongare check-lists three doughnut hotspots across the city
Fancy a Green Tea Donut?
Cafe Peter Donuts or CPD, as it is fondly called, is known for their friendly staff and prompt service. Their doughnuts are soft and light and thankfully, not dripping with oil. They also offer different green tea doughnuts, which are worth a try.
The Chocolate Marble is a chocolate-covered doughnut filled with delicious chocolate butter cream. Their Oreo Donuts are wonderful as well. If you seek a quiet chat with a delicious doughnut, CPD is the place to be. The Guide Tip: Try the mini-donuts; they are small and engaging. The doughnuts are slightly on the expensive side.
At Near Gaikwad Petrol Pump, Aundh and Dorabjee's, Camp.
Cost Rs 70 onwards
Berrylicious doughnuts at Mad Over Donuts
After the much-awaited nationwide doughnut franchisee was launched in the city, doughnut lovers thronged to Mad Over Donuts (MOD). After all, they were giving away free doughnuts for a month to 50 lucky customers as part of their launch in the city.
The Double Trouble is the best-seller at MOD and the other popular picks are the Almond Einstein, Cinna-ster, Dark Knight, Mama Mia, Colour Me Bad, MOD -- My Original Donut, Cool Blue Ice, White Mocha Madness and Midnight Beauty. The Guide Tip: Try the Cool Blue Ice and the Berrylicious doughnuts.
At InOrbit Mall and Phoenix Market city, Viman Nagar.
Cost Rs 40 for the regular donuts and Rs 45 for filled donuts
Donuts made with secret recipes
One of the oldest doughnut shops in the city, Donut Magic is known its Ring Donuts, Chocolate Donuts, Filled Donuts and Speciality Donuts. Farokh Irani, director and founder of Donut Magic, says, "The chocolate-filled doughnut is our bestseller. The hazelnut-flavoured doughnut is catching up as well and the latest addition to our varied menu is the Classic Apple and Cinnamon doughnut."
He adds that they have a special secret recipe that is their USP. "We do not use premixes and preservatives," he states. They also offer hot and cold coffee and iced tea and are planning to include other cold beverages in their menu." The Guide Tip: Don't forget to try the Custard-filled doughnut, it's absolutely magic.
At Dastur Meher Road, Camp, Wanowrie, Pulgate, Vimannagar Chowk, Koregaon Park.
Cost Rs 15 onwards