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What's the next cupcake?

        Lifestyle | Desserts

"Doughnuts. Is there anything they can't do?"
"Doughnuts. Is there anything they can't do?"

Homer Simpson once said, "Doughnuts. Is there anything they can't do?" And honestly, what brings more simple joy than a doughnut?

Of course, the jelly and glazed variety of yesteryear are downright basic compared to today's trendy treats. Check out the menu at top doughnut shop Voodoo Doughnuts, in Portland, Ore. We're talking maple bacon, Captain Crunch, grape and lavender, lemon chiffon, marshmallow and peanut butter, and an entire menu of vegan flavors!

Doughnut shop chains are everywhere, but it's smaller, boutique shops like Voodoo that make us think this raised yeast treat might be the next big thing. And if its flavors sound too exotic for you, there's always the trusty Krispy Kreme.