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Krispy Kreme Is Celebrating Its Birthday With Cake Batter-Filled Donuts

Amy Pilkington 12 Jul 2019

Krispy Kreme's birthday is next week and that means it's time to party!

Or, at least, it's an excuse for donuts — assuming you're the type of person that ever needs an excuse.

Lots of brands celebrate their birthdays, but Krispy Kreme has one of my favorite ways to do it: cheap donuts.

At participating locations on July 19, if you buy a dozen donuts you can get a whole second dozen of the Original Glazed for just $1. Who can say no to that?

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I mean, it's a lot of donuts, but Krispy Kreme's original donuts are mostly air anyway.

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At least, compared to the cakey donuts some other chains have. Cake donuts have their place, but an airy, fried donut really is where it's at.

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That airiness also means that the donuts are just begging to be filled.

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Usually, filled donuts lack the classic donut shape. Filled Krispy Kremes have perfected it by retaining the donut's hole.

Over the years, they've released many different filling flavors.

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So of course they had to do a special version just for their birthday!

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These Instagram-worthy treats start as an Original Glazed, but are then dipped in strawberry glaze and there are sprinkles. No birthday is complete without sprinkles.

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But, of course, I'm burying the lede: They're stuffed with cake batter!

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They certainly don't seem to skimp on the filling, either!

Sadly, these beauties are only going to be available the week of July 15-21, so if you want one, you'll need to act quickly!

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