Uncle Donut: July Tasting

July 10, 2017  •  1 Comment

Flip that page on your calendar because July is here and with it, Uncle Donut’s monthly menu drop. The menu looks like this:

1 Pumpkin Pie- Eggnog, Pumpkin Ganache, Chocolate Crème

2 Brandy Snap Salted Caramel Custard, Chocolate, Almond Praline, Brandy Snap

3 Peanut Buttercup- Peanut Butter Custard, Toffee, Chocolate

4 Pina Colada- Pineapple Curd, Coconut Glaze, Maraschino Cherry

5 Chai Cheesecake- Lemon Cream Cheese, Chai- Crumble

6 Strawberry Shortcake- Strawberry Gel, Vanilla French Buttercream, Dehydrated Strawberries

So you think you like the sound of any of those sugary sweethearts? Well, you might not even have to step off the couch because Uncle Donut now delivers- utilising the wonder app that is Deliveroo- (or Deliverydoo as I’ve been calling it the last two weeks). Let’s taste

Clockwise from top left: Strawberry Shortcake, Brandy Snap, Chai Cheesecake, Pina Colada, Peanut Buttercup and Pumpkin Pie.

Pumpkin Pie

Anybody been to the States? Certainly reminded some taste testers of their American vacations around Thanks Giving holidays and Christmas holidays.   

Brandy Snap

Eureka. This one is layer and layer of gold- A mixture of sweet crunch, silky custard and booze! Even the top appears to be sprinkled with Sovereign Hill’s finest mineral! Brandy Snap won’t disappoint.

Peanut Buttercup

Oh my god! Maaate! Holy Shit! These are a couple of direct quotes that were being thrown around by on dedicated taster. Safe to say it’s a winner!

Pina Colada

Unbutton your Hawaiian shirt and put up the feet- you’re on vacation! This one is fruity with the tang we love! Summery in the midst of a southern winter. Hopefully it doesn't remind you too much of that one night in Bangkok you’re trying to forget.

Chai Cheesecake

I thought this one might calm me in the same way the tea does, it didn't, however, it was still creamy and delicious!

 

Strawberry Shortcake

Alrighty then this is my favourite. I’m not going to lie, its sweet, real sweet thanks to the Strawberry Gel and Vanilla French Buttercream combo. I wonder if they've thought of bottling these elements to be sold as a breakfast spread.

This month the UD team also gave us 4 very impressive donuts on their new ‘Staples’ menu. I’m not going to go into too much details but can assure you that they won't disappoint. The flavours are Cinnamon, Strawberry, Strawberry Jam and Boston Crème. The Boston Crème could really be found in one of the monthly menu’s, yes its that good! Hot tip- zap the Strawberry Jam for 12 seconds in the microwave!

Ok that’s my opinion for all its worth (nothing), now go and form yours- 100 Little Malop St, Geelong.

Please note: In no way shape or form am I a food critic, I am just passionate about eating dessert.


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write my essay(non-registered)
Donuts is my all time favorite sweet.
Thank you for this recipe.
I will try to make it.
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