Helmed by a handful of Cupcake Royale bakers, Rodeo Donut is a pop-up shop slinging fresh-from-the-frier donuts in CR's Ballard location every day, starting this Saturday, from 7am until they run out, which they'll almost certainly do because these brioche-based suckers -- topped with one of a dozen fresh-made glazes and made using local ingredients -- might just be The Town's best new donuts. Don't believe us? You will after feasting your eyes on every one of RD's delicious options, below...
Drenched in a coating of maple glaze and topped with candied bacon bits and sea salt, this tasty donut is the perfect balance of sweet and savor... wait, did you say BACON?!
Topped with toasted coconut, this coconut glaze-dunked number boasts a slightly tropical flavor and a filling that's so good that Wu-Tang'd probably tell you the "C" in C.R.E.A.M actually stands for creme.
Salted Caramel Crème Brûlée
Filled with salted caramel pastry creme and topped with burnt sugar, this sucker gives actual crème brûlée a run for its money.
Filled with a coffee marsala and topped with espresso cocoa dust, this is as close to tiramisu as a donut could possibly get and should probably be paired with a shot of the (Stumptown) espresso.
Topped with crunchy cornflakes, this donut is a perfect mixture of soft and chewy, not to mention lightly crunchy and sweet.
Last, but definitely not least, are these bite-size morsels of fried dough that you cover yourself in any of RD's seriously sweet glazes like strawberry buttermilk or rich chocolate, but since technically this IS your first Rodeo, trust us and just go with the former.
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