KKK: Krispy Kreme Karnival
Thursday, April 2, 2009
When it was first sold in 1937, no one knew how wildly popular these sweet treats would be.
But doughnut lovers today, over 60 years since the first batch was sold, can’t get enough of the hottest, freshest confectionary indulgence.
Clearly, it’s no simple doughnut that would spur thousands to stand in line for hours. Krispy Kreme—made from a 72-year old secret recipe—is reportedly a favorite by President Clinton, beloved by NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and so loved by crooner Jimmy Buffet that he wrote a song about it. The pillowy pastry has been featured in nearly 80 movies and TV shows. Even A-listers Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman profess to be fans. And to cement its status, Krispy Kreme artifacts were inducted into the Smithson Institution’s National Museum of American History.
It is decidedly the celebrity of doughnuts and a phenomenon abroad—complete with devoted acolytes and a consistently growing following—so it was only a matter of time before the
True enough, by 2006, when the first Krispy Kreme opened at Bonifacio High Street, the
Since then, they have opened ten stores across the metro, breaking new records (setting the one for the earliest drive-thru to line-up when the Mall of Asia Drive-Thru store opened) and continuously innovating to take sweet-tooth satisfaction to new heights.
Which is why, coming in the wake of their success, Krispy Kreme continues to push the envelope for sweet-tooths across the
Launched recently, the infamous Hot Original Glazed gets itself a decidedly chocolate-y make-over with the addition of the Chocolate Glazed Doughnut to Krispy Kreme’s wide range of melt-in-your-mouth doughnut offerings.
So yummy! Melt in your mouth
Kyla and Mom, Janice De Belen
Photo op with Janice De Belen (Photo courtesy of Irish)
For true sweet tooths and chocoholics, a single doughnut is the ultimate experience. Combining the pillowy perfection of Krispy Kreme doughnuts with the rich, decadent gloss of chocolate, it’s where one will find love at first bite. Be sure to hold off for other treats as well—variations of the Chocolate Glazed come in Chocolate Glazed Traditional Cake, Double Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Glazed Vanilla Cake, Chocolate Glazed Vanilla Cruller Cake, Chocolate Glazed with Sprinkles, Chocolate Glazed Strawberry Filled, Chocolate Glazed Raspberry Filled, Chocolate Glazed Custard Filled and the Chocolate Glazed Kreme Filled.
So go on, glaze yourself—but be warned, stop in for one and you may actually walk out with a dozen.
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