Ah, the doughnut! That simple, cinnamon sugar dusted ring of dough; a perfect, unadorned food. What has become of you?
At Doughnut Plant in New York, doughnut expert Mark Israel has developed a new form of the fried treat: a rose-shaped doughnut, The New York Times reports. (Yes, The New York Times. We may have just reached peak doughnut.)
We’re not sure that they look very much like roses – in fact, we think they look a little questionable – but the doughflowers, as they’re being called, do sound kind of good. Glaze options include fresh strawberry, rose, and Italian blood orange.
They were purportedly first developed for Mother’s Day, but will now be sold indefinitely.
Mr Isreal is also the creator of this concentric doughnut thing, which he refreshes with different flavours for different holidays, like this Mardis Gras themed one:
And this Cinco de Mayo themed one, which is beginning to look a bit questionable too:
Yep, definitely questionable.
But then, when it comes to doughnuts, it’s not really all about looks. If we’re being honest, we’d probably devour all of the above. And we are 100% behind this chocolate-hazelnut oozing thing: