Doughnut World Tour Stop: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

No trip is complete without a visit to a local doughnut shop, and on this our last day in Dubai we indulged in some creations from Dum Dum Donutterie…

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As the sign states, these doughnuts are baked, not fried

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This donut shop has other locations and is not original to Dubai, it actually started in the United Kingdom

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These are Cronuts, and the donut dude told us that these are what makes Dum Dum Donutterie famous

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We went with the Croconut and four mini donuts

Selections:

Cost:
$6 for one Cronut
$2.15 for each mini donut

Verdict:  Meh, not worth the high price
2 out of 5 stars
They just didn’t have the wow factor to justify the price. The mini donuts were basically the same except for whatever filling they had.

Doughnut World Tour Stop: Minneapolis, MN

The Place:  Glam Doll Doughnuts

Location: Minneapolis, MN neighborhood nicknamed “Eat Street”

Doughnuts tried: Bombshell and Sunday Love in the Park

Price:  $3 for the Bombshell, $2.50 for the SLP, but they overcharged a $3 price

Verdict:  Spot on yumminess, though slightly overpriced; however the market will pay these prices.  Still worth it as long as it is not a regular thing.

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Doughnut World Tour Stop: Tempe, AZ

After my half marathon, Lisa and I walked around the campus and discovered this location of Fractured Prune Doughnuts – –  we actually found them on Saturday in downtown Phoenix, but it had already closed fir the day.  Well we can’t let this opportunity pass us up. And so we got one doughnut, as per our doughnut agreement.

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In business since 1976

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You walk in and find a giant board of doughnut creations...

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But instead of donuts already made, ready to sell, you instead have a bevy of different glazes and toppings

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The donuts are fried plain, and then they are handcrafted to the specifications of the flavor

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Once created, they are presented in this nifty little box

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Voila! Lisa chose the Lemon glaze

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Yeah, it's gonna be a little hard to eat, so lick those fingers!

Verdict!
Sold!  Only $2 + tax for so many different combinations, we liked how warm and crisp and fresh the donut was. No stale, wasted doughnuts here, just fresh and made right before your eyes.  Yum!!

Doughnut World Tour Stop: Phoenix, AZ

We were just walking along Roosevelt Row, a downtown arts district, when we came across this doughnut joint, Rollover Doughnuts.  And our travel creed is fated by doughnuts – if they appear, we try out one doughnut.  And so it is…

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The little display shares space with Short Leash Hot Dogs

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Lisa wanted to get the Spicy Thai Chili Coconut, but they were sold out

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Instead, she opted for the Orange Pistachio

Verdict?
A definite winner! 
We compare all donuts to Blue Star, and this single sample held its own, and at half the price!