Vancouver Donut Challenge

Welcome to the 1st Vancouver Foodster Donut Challenge. Bakeries and cafes from all over Metro Vancouver were invited to enter their Donut creations into this challenge. Each bakery and cafe will be featuring their Donut creations on their menu from May 27 – June 20, 2021.

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the donut creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best donut creation for the People’s Choice award winners. 

Share your experiences: Social media share your photos and messages by instagram, twitter, facebook, tiktok and other platforms throughout the challenge, our twitter and instagram address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #DonutChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your social sharing during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite donut creations – keep these things in mind: originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste.

Remember to VOTE for your favourites during the challenge.

Here are the Donut creations in this challenge, listed in no particular order other than when they were received by us.

Fox and Oak

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Doughnut

Price: $4.50

Created by: Tessa Roderick and Bryn Koehn

Description: Naturally leavened brioche dough scooped out and generously filled with housemade strawberry rhubarb and cardamom filling. Topped with a strawberry glaze and finished with fresh lattice pie pastry and whipped cream.

Available daily, Friday-Tuesday while quantities last. Enjoy on the outside patio as well as take out.

NOTE: No pre-orders or delivery at this time.

Fox and Oak

1396 Main Street, Squamish

Tel: (778) 894-0879

Web: https://www.foxandoak.ca/

Instagram @foxandoakcraft

Cin City Donuts

Cinabomb Mini Donuts Gourmet

Price: $8.50

Created by: Lauren Holmes

Description: Our freshly made Mini Donuts tossed with cinnamon and brown sugar, layered with cream cheese frosting. Its Cinfully delicious.

Offered: All the time

Cin City Donuts

327 E. Broadway, Vancouver

Tel:(604) 694-0090

Web: https://cincityvancity.com/

Instagram @cincityvancity

Unni Pastries

Sausage with the Twist

Price: $3.50

Created by: the team

Description: All beef sausage wrapped with cinnamon sugar twist. Sweet & crunchy outside & juicy & salty inside. Goodness from both worlds.

Offered: Wed – pre-order pick-up 9am ~ 3pm, Thurs ~ Saturday – pre-order pick-up 9am~3pm & delivery (minimum order for delivery is $30), Sunday – pre-order pick-up & delivery 9am~12pm

Takeout/Delivery: -pre-order pick-up @1605 w 5th ave Vancouver. Please call on arrival we’ll bring out the sweets.

-delivery hours varies on the load of the orders each day. Delivery between 10am~4pm. Please advise if you are not home that day then pick-up recommend because you can’t pick a delivery time. Delivery route and time changes everyday. And we can also deliver to your work if you can receive them.

Note: please do pre-orders recommend. 6 = $21 12 = $42

Unni Pastries

1605 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver

Tel:(604) 828-7476

Web:https://www.unnipastries.com/

Instagram @unnipastries

Doughnut Love

The Pick Me Up

Price: $3.50

Creator: Big Crush (Clint Hiles)

Description: A light and fluffy brioche raised doughnut, filled with a decadent silky smooth espresso mascarpone Mousse, submerged in a Kahlua glaze, dusted with cocoa powder, topped with a chocolate dipped house made lady finger and finished with a chocolate covered espresso bean.

Offered: Daily and all the time (NOTE: Anticipated opening date of the bakery is June 5) Watch their instagram for updates on opening.

Take out / delivery: No delivery at this time. Carry out only and dine in as soon as restrictions are lifted.

For Pre-order of large orders (one dozen or more) please email hello@doughnutlove.ca 24 hour notice is required. Online order / pre-oder coming soon at www.doughnutlove.ca

Doughnut Love

107 – 1655 Como Lake Road, Coquitlam

Tel:

Web:https://www.doughnutlove.ca/

Instagram @doughnutlove.ca

Boca Grande Donut Shop

Funfetti

Price: $6

Created by: Crystal Toigo and Jeremy Morris

Description: Stuffed with edible FUNFETTI cookie dough, wrapped in rainbow sprinkles, topped w/ cake batter whip and a bday rice krispie square.

Offered all the time (Unless Sold Out)

Available in shop, and through delivery on Uber Eats & Skip the Dishes

Pre-order is definitely available for the weekends but pre-orders must be in by 6pm on Thursday.

Boca Grande Donut Shop

106-4841 Delta Street., Delta

Tel:(604) 946-2121

Web:https://bocagrandedonutshop.com/

Instagram @bocagrandedonutshop

Cream Pony

Key Lime Cheesecake Donut

Price: $4.50

Created by: Fionn O’Brien and Margarita Wyld

Description: Our light and fluffy brioche doughnut is fermented for 18 hours, filled with cream cheese mousse, topped with a torched meringue crown that’s filled with a key lime curd, and topped with a graham cracker crumble.

Offered: (NOTE: Anticipated opening date of the bakery is the first week in June) Watch their instagram for updates on opening.

Cream Pony

111 East 1st Street, North Vancouver

Tel: 604-317-7420

Web:https://www.creampony.ca/

Instagram @creampony

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Rose Lin

Instagrammer and Influencer

Instagram @with.rose.love

Rebecca Coleman

Food Writer, Social Media, YouTuber and Cookbook Author

Twitter: @rebeccacoleman

Instagram @rebeccacoleman

Gurleen Boparai

Instagrammer and Influencer

Instagram @pinktealatte

Make sure you check out the Donut Challenge postcards which will be at the bakeries and cafes. Remember to Vote for your favourites daily, all the voting details are at