Gabrian and I recently were in NYC. I had a long list of places I would like to try while we were there. Doughnut Plant was on the top of the list. I was so excited when we were able to fit it in.
When we arrived, the place was hopping (and I suspect that this wasn't as close to busy as they can get). We got in line and started trying to narrow down our selections.
Once Gabrian picked out his doughnut, he went and staked a claim at an empty table. I was so glad there was two of us so we could divide and conquer. The line went really quick and before I knew it, I had put my order in.
The staff was super friendly and patient with me picking out my doughnuts. After placing my order, they give you the receipt and a number and you wait for your order to be prepared.
These were our choices. On the left is a crème brulee (there were signs up saying they were the first to make this type of doughnut). The bottom right is a cinnamon roll. The top right is a peanut butter with banana cream filling.
Before diving into my breakfast, I had a great time looking around the restaurant and all of their doughnut motif.
The first doughnut I ate was the crème brulee. It was just ok. I think I was expecting too much because the doughnut was expensive. It was fairly tiny and the brulee made it a tad bitter tasting. I would probably pass on this one next time.
My second choice was the peanut butter with banana cream. This one was way more to my liking. the peanut butter was really rich and the banana cream paired perfectly with it.
Gabrian went with the cinnamon roll (which is always his go to). He loved it. It was huge and had tons of icing on it. The only thing he didn't care for was that it was stuffed with raisins (that is a personal preference because I would have loved the raisins if it was mine). Once he pulled out the raisins he devoured it.
We also shared a bottle of milk. It paired perfectly with the doughnuts.Overall, Doughnut Plant completely lived up to my expectations and we will definitely go back next time we are in NYC. If you would like to try them out for yourself, they are located at 220 W. 23rd St., New York, NY.