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The craziest doughnuts in NYC

Doughnut worry, be happy! National Doughnut Day is around the corner, and to celebrate this year, skip the traditional cruller and Krispy Kreme. This June 5 consider trying one of the craziest, most unique versions of fried dough NYC has to offer.

The Cinnamon Snail Truck’s S’mores Doughnut

Another vegan option, but this time it's from
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Another vegan option, but this time it's from a food truck. This doughnut is stuffed with chocolate ganache, and topped with torched vegan marshmallows. Who needs a campfire when you can just swing by a food truck? (Though note: The Cinnamon Snail only does pop-ups, good luck!) cinnamonsnail.com

Dough’s Tropical Chili Doughnut

At Dough, with locations in Bed-Stuy, Flatiron and
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At Dough, with locations in Bed-Stuy, Flatiron and at City Kitchen (700 8th Ave.), Fany Gerson is frying up European and Latin American inspired doughnuts that dont mess around. Their claim to fame is the combination of unexpected flavors that create unique doughnuts that taste delicious. Take this Tropical Chili doughnut for example, made with fresh mango, papaya, guava, pineapple and yes, a hint of chili. Various Locations. doughbrooklyn.com

Doughnuttery's Purple Pig Doughnut

The beauty of mini doughnuts is you can
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The beauty of mini doughnuts is you can eat many (not that you cant have more than one normal sized doughnut). Either way, the doughnuts at Doughnuttery are too cute. This maple, purple potato, bacon doughnut has taught us that really good doughnuts can be savory, too. 425 W. 15th St., doughnuttery.com

Pies ‘N Thighs’ Pineapple Habanero Doughnut

Fried chicken isnt the only thing Pies N
Photo Credit: Instagram / @piesnthighs

Fried chicken isnt the only thing Pies N Thighs does right. They created this Pineapple Habanero doughnut just in time for National Doughnut day. They work to make real comfort food, and whats more comforting than big, unique flavored doughnuts made by the creators of award-winning doughnuts? 43 Canal St. & 166 South 4th St.- Williamsburg piesnthighs.com

The Doughnut Plant’s Matcha Green Tea Cake Doughnut

Matcha flavored anything is all the rage lately,
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Matcha flavored anything is all the rage lately, but have you ever tried a green tea flavored doughnut? This green circle of dough was introduced in 2012 along with other unique Doughseeds- mini doughnuts with creative fillings and glazes - and people have been raving about it since. The Doughnut Plant started more than 20 years ago in owner Mark Israels basement, and now they have four locations throughout the city serving up this delicious treat. Its the cake doughnut of the day on Mondays and Saturdays, so be sure to go then. Multiple Locations. doughnutplant.com

Dough Loco’s Pistachio Wasabi Doughnut

Dough Loco takes pride in their crazy doughnut
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Dough Loco takes pride in their crazy doughnut options, but this Pistachio Wasabi flavor may take the cake (or doughnut). This creation is hardly a month old, so be sure to go in early to enjoy this flavor-bursting treat because they are made fresh daily and sell out often. 24 East 97th St. doughloco.com

Jolie Patisserie's Sriracha doughnut

This new Harlem bakery created a doughnut that
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This new Harlem bakery created a doughnut that is perfect circa now. One of his creations that has received a lot of press is a doughnut topped with Sriracha, sour cream and almonds. Now that is thinking outside of the box. Savory donuts are nothing new, but this is taking it to the next level. 2453 Seventh Ave., joliepatisserie.net

Underwest Donuts’ Pineapple Upside Down Cake Doughnut

Where else would you expect to find a
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Where else would you expect to find a doughnut like this besides at a small doughnut counter inside a car wash? Their location isnt the only thing thats unique, however. This hybrid between pineapple upside down cake and doughnuts is the first of its kind. Go get your car washed for the perfect excuse to try one of these treats. 638 West 47th St. underwestdonuts.com

Holey Cream’s Famous Original Donut Ice Cream Sandwich

Holey Cream isnt highlighted for their doughnut per
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Holey Cream isnt highlighted for their doughnut per say, but what they have created with it. All hail the Famous Original Donut Ice Cream Sandwich. Create your own masterpiece by choosing a doughnut and ice cream flavor combination. Eat quickly because a hot fresh doughnut naturally makes the ice cream melt. 796 Ninth Ave. holeycreamnyc.com

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