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Posted by on Apr 6, 2013 in BLOGROLL, FOOD |

The New Cupcake – Donuts

The New Cupcake – Donuts

Léché Desserts

Léché Donuts

It’s not the biggest secret, but to some it’s still a mystery. How do cupcakes move slightly off the spotlight while donuts take a little of the stage? They just taste better if you ask me! Along with kale and sriacha, donuts found a place within our evolving food culture trends list for 2013. With that being said, I did some donut research and reported back to Global TV’s Morning News. Camille from Global and I talked about decadent and unique donuts in Montreal. We tasted a few dough-balls from Mr.Puffs too (addictive!). You can watch the fun video of our live segment below.
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Watch the video: Global TV Morning News – Donuts So many different kinds of donuts. Did you know almost every country has it’s own version of a donut? A lot of them are the same, but with different names.

After doing some extensive and toilsome research, here are my top donuts shops in Montreal.

Léché Desserts – Probably the best donut I ever had in my life. Not that I’ve had so many, but these gourmet donuts definitely take the cake! Cafe Sardine – A beautiful rustic cafe on Fairmont, their classic donuts are soft, fresh and amazingly perfect with a cappuccino. Saint Donut - Found only in a few cafes and Le Gros Jambon in the old port. Eclectic flavours to a classic style of making donuts. Chez Boris – They really push donut etiquette to another level by creating sandwiches with savoury ingredients. I can hear Hommer salivating. Mr.Puffs – Dough-puffs to be exact but who gives a shit. These loukoumades balls are from heaven. I promise!

Cafe Sardine

Cafe Sardine

Les Beignes Saint Donut

Les Beignes Saint Donut (from their Facebook page)

Chez Boris Braised Pork Belly Beignewich

Chez Boris Braised Pork Belly Beignewich

Mr.Puffs

Mr.Puffs