Don’t you just love it when someone in the office feels generous enough to bring in a box of doughnuts for the whole office? You didn’t deserve it and you certainly don’t need it, but that delicious sweet treat is all it takes to brighten your day. Let’s face it, if it was socially acceptable you’d indulge every chance you got, but that’s not the world we live in. Don’t get mad at us. We didn’t make the rules, but we want to help you break them. If you’re going to cheat on your diet, then do it the right way. Step up your game from the basic Dunkin’ Donuts and burn your paycheck on some of these very expensive, but very worth it, doughnuts.
5. Happy Birthday Jumbo Doughnut: $36 per doughnut
What’s better than the classic birthday tradition of eating cake that has your name written all over it? How about eating a massive 16 inch doughnut that has your name all over it. For $35, the bakers at Glazed and Infused in Chicago will bake you a classic vanilla doughnut with either vanilla or maple icing and sprinkles. Don’t worry about blowing out candles to make a wish because it already came true. You’re getting your doughnut and eating it, too.
4. Giant Doughnut: $80 per doughnut
The name here is not misleading at all. In fact, it may be a little modest. This 10 inch doughnut from Dum Dum Donutterie in London is designed to feed up to 15 people. At a price point of $80, it would be totally understandable if you kept it all for yourself. On the bright side, lifting a donut this big has to be a workout, so it can’t be THAT bad for you, right?
3. Donutopia: $100 per doughnut
As we’ve seen in some of our other posts, if you want to make something expensive, add bling. That is exactly what the bakers at Dolicious bakery in British Colombia did to create the “original” $100 doughnut. Each donut is decorated with gold flakes and edible diamonds and comes with aged chocolate balsamic icing and Bling H20 (a $39 bottle of water). To make it even sweeter, all proceeds are donated to a local soup kitchen. Gold, Diamonds, and Douhgnuts? Sounds like the perfect give for bae this Valentine’s Day.
2. Golden Cristal Ube: $100 per doughnut
If you’re assuming that this donut is so expensive because it’s made of gold and champagne, then you’d be absolutely right. It takes chef Bjorn De La Cruz approximately 2 hours to make this donut. The dough used is infused with Cristal champagne, and then airbrushed with 24 karat gold and topped off with gold leaf. If that wasn’t enough, each doughnut is delivered in a Rolls Royce. Take that Uber Eats.
1. Krispy Kreme: $1,425 per doughnut
If brand loyalty means everything to you, then it’s best to stick with the brand you already know and love. That is of course, the king, Krispy Kreme. In honor of National Doughnut Week, Krispy Kreme released a doughnut to rule all other doughnuts. This bad boy includes jelly made from Dom Perignon and is covered with gold leaf. Top it off with edible diamonds and gold dusted white chocolate flowers and what you have is a true masterpiece. It’s so beautiful you almost don’t want to eat. Almost.