We Ate ALL of Gibson's Donuts, Part I

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The original idea was that we would eat all the donuts at Gibson's and then rank them, but that struck us as horrible to rate all these beauties, each brilliant in its own way. And when we were told that the number of different donuts was north of 50, the task seemed undoable. I was desperate to scale back. But, Donahue was fixed on the idea of eating them all. And, so eat them all we did. We did leave you some. And, by the way, by our count, there are 35 donut varieties, which is plenty, indeed.

This is part 1.


Maple Iced - Heavy maple flavor. The no-bacon version of the Maple Bacon doughnut.


Glazed - The perfect glazed doughnut. Sweet, but not cloying. A great dunker with coffee.


Cinnamon Sugar - Softer than the Cinnamon Sugar Cake version, but still has a great cinnamon taste.


Red Velvet - Tastes like the famous cake.


Blueberry Filled - The classic jelly doughnut, but with blueberry, not strawberry filling.


Maple Bacon - Sweet and savory with the sweet maple and the salty bacon. It’s like breakfast without the pancakes.

Plain Cake with Chocolate Icing - The classic cake, but with a chocolate topping. Great, tasty combination.

Cinnamon Sugar Cake - Lots of cinnamon. Good dunker.


Caramel Cake - Doesn’t taste like a caramel cake, but still is delicious.


Powder Cake - A nostalgic, tasty taste from childhood. Don’t eat this while wearing a black shirt.

Chocolate Devil’s Food - Decadently good. Chocolate lovers will love this.


Plain Cake - Not very sweet - in a good way. Great dunker.

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