Vancouver Donut Challenge

Welcome to the 2nd Annual 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 March 4-27, 2022.

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 creation for the People’s Choice award winners. 

Share your experiences: Share your photos on Instagram and TikTok throughout the challenge, our instagram and TikTok address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #DonutChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your social media 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.

How to VOTE :

  1. Look for our Donut challenge posters at each of the participating bakeries and cafes.
  2. Scan the QR code and Vote for your favourites from March 4-27, 2022.

Get some friends together and visit 2 places or more to taste the different Donut creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourites

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

Doughnut Love

Love Cake

Price: $3.75

Created by: Clinton Hiles

Description: Vanilla Bean Cake Doughnut with a delicate white chocolate, lemon frosting.

Offered: Tuesday to Friday 6am until sold out.  Saturday and Sunday 7am until sold out. Only a limited amount will be made each day, visit early!

Takeout and delivery details – preorder online or UberEats.  For pre-order please specify in the notes if you have a special request for particular doughnuts.

Doughnut Love

107 – 1655 Como Lake Road, Coquitlam

Tel: (604) 492-2456



Holy Mochi Donuts

Browned Butter, Strawberry Delight & A Belly Full of Nice Flight

Price: $9.50

Created by: Your girls at Holy Mochi Donuts

Description: Who says your palette can’t have it all? Your local donut dealers coming through with a rich and decadent donut AND a light and fruity one cuz we love you. Introducing…

Browned Butter Salted Caramel Pretzel

Featuring our signature mochi donut dipped in a bold, caramelized browned butter glaze and sprinkled with pretzel bits. Just when you think it can’t get any better we topped it off with generous drizzles of salted caramel and belgian chocolate.

Madagascar Vanilla Bean & Strawberry Delight

A smooth and luscious vanilla bean glazed on top our holy mochiness of a donut. And then we hooked it up with strawberry infused sugar candy, chantilly, a slice of fresh strawberry and sprinkles of strawberry crumble.

Availability: Offered on Tuesday’s, Thursday’s, Saturday’s and Sunday’s by preorder only until sold out. Orders can be made 2 days in advance on our website. Our cutoff time is 8pm the night before. Pickups are located at Mindful Juice Bar at10330 152 St #5, Surrey, BC V3R 4G8

Holy Mochi Donuts

10330 152 St #5, Surrey (pick-up location)



Instagram @holymochidonuts

Punk Rock Pastries

Ballistic Banoffee

Price: $5.95

Created by: The whole prp team

Description: Calling all Banana lovers, our Ballistic Banoffee Donut will leave you wanting more. Filled with Punk Rock Pastries signiture caramel buttercream, topped with a caramelized banana tart and finished with a sweet dulce de Leche.

Available: Tuesday to Sunday during opening hours

Punk Rock Pastries

5548 Hastings Street, Burnaby

Tel: (604) 423-4101


Instagram @punkrockpastries

The Cannoli King

The Godfather

Price: $7.50

Created by: Sam and Liz Pero

Our Sicilian donut a handcrafted yeast donut dipped in a white ganache and topped with a mini Sicilian cannoli and cannoli crumb.

Offered: Thursday – Saturday

The Cannoli King

950 Seaborne Ave #1125, Port Coquitlam



Instagram @cannolikingvancouver

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

AJ Heraghty


Instagram @ajfoodiesaiyan

Shelley Hayashi

Influencer/Concierge Les Clefs d’Or Concierge

Twitter: @shelleyhayashi

Instagram: @shelleyhayashi

Tony Huynh

Instagramer and Influencer

Instagram @raincouvereatery

TikTok: tonyeats

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