Foodie Friday: Mochi Donuts

Well, I’ve blogged about these treats (filled with cream) before. If you don’t like a cakey interior, you might want to grab a mochi doughnut. It has more of a chewy texture to enjoy. Mochi donuts (with strawberry and cookies & cream flavors) Other pluses? Won’t miss a bite (without the crumbly, cake nature, you’ll be able to gobble up the whole thing)Offers unique flavors (distinct glazes like pandan, guava, and green tea pair well with the mochi flour)Easy to share (fresh ones … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Matcha Donut

Matcha donut: doughtnut with green tea glaze I found a matcha donut at my local bakery! I'm excited whenever I find anything green tea-flavored. Along with the special glaze, this doughnut featured matcha sugar crumbles. Overall, it was a lovely treat, but there was only a subtle hint of tea flavor. It definitely needs to kick up the tea factor! … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Pumpkin Donut

Honestly, I'm not a huge donut fan. I do, though, love pumpkin pie. I'm not sure if it's because it gets me into the fall mood or because I enjoy all the yummy spices. In any case, when the kids asked to try a pumpkin donut, I said, "Why not?" Pumpkin donut: donut with pumpkin pie filling This donut really hit the mark. It's super soft with a creamy pumpkin pie center. On top, there's a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar to add extra sweetness. Want to make your own donuts at home? Try out … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Mochi Donut

Checking out... Mochi donuts: mini donuts made with mochi and filled with cream I know what you're thinking...How can mochi be made into a donut? Well, these cute treats can be found at Mochi Cream bakeries. Instead of the usual outer dough layer, the donuts feature a covering made from glutinous rice. They must add something to harden the texture, though, to give it shape. Maybe a type of glaze? Inside, there is a flavored cream layer, similar to that found in a cream puff. Of course, … [Read more...]