Which Doughnut Should You Get Based On Your Favorite Fictional Genre?

Who knew literature and doughnuts had so much in common!

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Happy National Doughnut Day! To celebrate, we have compiled a list of Krispy Kreme doughnuts you should get, according to your favorite fictional book genre.

It’s the first Friday in June, and you know what that means: National Doughnut Day! We’re here to help you find recommendations for doughnuts to try, straight from the menu of one of America’s most popular chain doughnut stores: Krispy Kreme. However, these aren’t just any old recommendations – each one is selected based on your favorite genre!

Classics – Original Glazed

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You can never go wrong with a warm, reliable Original Glazed Krispy Kreme doughnut. If you’re a Classic book lover, you’ll probably love spending this National Doughnut Day with the all-time Krispy Kreme classic. So, go grab some of these iconic doughnuts, snuggle up with your favorite classic book, and celebrate the right way!

Comic Books/Graphic Novels – Cake Batter

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Of course, Comic Books and Graphic Novels are known for their illustrations. This doughnut filled with cake batter and topped with yellow frosting and colorful sprinkles is perfect for all you visual-minded people! It catches your eye and tastes just as good as it looks.

Historical Fiction – Maple Iced Glazed

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This maple-flavored frosting-covered doughnut is the perfect choice for Historical Fiction lovers. It’s a simple choice at first glance, but once you bite in, you’ll realize there’s much more to it than there appears. Like historical fiction, this doughnut takes something simple and adds a unique spin!

Mystery – Cinnamon Twist

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If your favorite fictional genre is Mystery, this Cinnamon Twist doughnut is for you. For all those plot twists that flip your world upside down, a twisted doughnut is the ultimate choice. Like your favorite genre, it surprises you and leaves you wanting more.

Horror – Chocolate Iced Raspberry Filled

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Doesn’t the Chocolate Iced Raspberry Filled doughnut just look like a Horror-themed doughnut? Stuffed with raspberry jelly and covered in chocolate icing with a red swirl, this doughnut just fits the vibe of this genre. It’s spooky, and it certainly looks like something you would’ve tried to suck the jelly out of like a vampire as a kid (oh, come on, don’t pretend you never did that).

Thriller – Glazed Chocolate Cake Doughnut Holes

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Okay, this one might be a little less straightforward. But trust us—these Glazed Chocolate Cake Doughnut Holes are perfect for you. Like the Thriller genre’s habit of constantly keeping you on the edge of your seat, these bite-sized doughnuts keep you coming back for more. They’re (almost) as addicting as your favorite books!

Romance – Cinnamon Apple Filled

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Covered in cinnamon sugar and filled with gooey cinnamon apples, this Cinnamon Apple Filled doughnut is perfect for Romance lovers. This treat is sweet on the inside, sweet on the outside: an all-around ideal doughnut for readers of syrupy-sweet love stories. And if those romance books don’t have a happy ending, well…it also makes for great comfort food.

Science Fiction – Glazed Cruller

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Does this cake doughnut with the classic Krispy Kreme glaze look a little like a spaceship to anyone else? Sci-fi lovers deserve to treat themselves to a doughnut that’s as unique and interesting as the books they love, and this Glazed Cruller does just that!

Fantasy – Oreo Cookies and Kreme

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Much like the detailed world-building of the Fantasy genre, this Oreo Cookies and Kreme doughnut has a bit of everything. The chocolate icing, Oreo crumbles, and icing drizzled on top are just the first layer: this yummy treat also has Oreo cookies and Kreme filling inside. Like we said, this doughnut has it all, just like your favorite books!

Young Adult – Strawberry Iced with Sprinkles

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You can’t convince us this doughnut doesn’t look like a Young Adult book cover. The Strawberry Iced with Sprinkles doughnut is colorful and funky, much like the youthful energy found in YA books. So why not pick one up to celebrate National Doughnut Day alongside your favorite books?

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