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doughnuts?

I am planning to sell doughnuts to fundraise for a project we are doing in India; I am specifically looking to sell doughnuts as they seem to be very popular in my community. I was wondering if there are any shops in the Geneva area where I could perhaps get a large batch of doughnuts for half the price, or if there is any store at all that sells doughnuts?

Thank you very much in advance!
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Old 29.03.2009, 10:17
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Hello

Good idea. What kind of project is it?

Thanks
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Re: doughnuts?

Doughnuts/Donuts are not native to Switzerland; you might find their price prohibitive, even if you are able to obtain a discount. Also, be careful- fresh ones go off very quickly.

There is a shop in Obermeilen (ZH) that might be able to give you info for the Geneva region. http://www.donatli.ch

Otherwise ask McDonalds or Starbucks where they get theirs.
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Re: doughnuts?

Make your own doughnuts?

You might want to check if you need a permit to sell doughnuts on the street, even if it's for charity.
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Re: doughnuts?

Has anyone found a good place for donuts in Geneva? Where is Dunkin Donuts when you need them?!
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Has anyone found a good place for donuts in Geneva? Where is Dunkin Donuts when you need them?!
..try McDonalds or Coop.
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Re: doughnuts?

Im pretty sure I saw someone on the forum yesterday asking about yeast in the doughnuts she was making??maybe ask her to give you the recipe
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Re: doughnuts?

Thank you for blindly trusting my culinary abilities. To be honest, I doubt I could ever prep a classic, cream filled and heavenly donut, as some of the shops would...

Summary I guess is - if don't make 'em, you don't eat 'em. Pitty
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Thank you for blindly trusting my culinary abilities. To be honest, I doubt I could ever prep a classic, cream filled and heavenly donut, as some of the shops would...

Summary I guess is - if don't make 'em, you don't eat 'em. Pitty
I have been known to consume the odd Krispy Kreme. Yum! Yum!!!
Why not stick with easily made things like fairy cakes/ cupcakes? Very easy even for a 'non-cake maker'. Decorate with coloured icing, stick on smarties/sugar sprinkles/etc, and there you go. Always look pretty and everyone loves them.

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Re: doughnuts?

slightly off topic but I've heard rumour there is a KrispyKreme in Zurich

am I wrong?
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Re: doughnuts?

Reading all this gives me a craving for a fresh berliner (and I'm not talking about 1st year university students)
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Re: doughnuts?

ok.. no Krispy Kreme.. but who's up for a roadtrip?

http://pi3.informatik.uni-mannheim.de/~msb/dd.html

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Re: doughnuts?

When you say doughnuts... do they specifically have to be the glazed ones with the hole in the middle or would a "berliner" do? That's the closed one with the jam in the middle... almost every bakery sells those.
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Re: doughnuts?

any idea where I can buy a doughnut maker in Zurich?
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Re: doughnuts?

Pretty easy to do at home. Here is a good recipie

The cooking technique should work for most doughnuts, so you can find a few different recipies and the cook them all.

Phil

And you dont need a doughnut maker
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Re: doughnuts?

thanks, but I still need one to take back home.. we can use it for some indian dishes too

let me know if we can get one in Zurich.. if so where can I get it. Merci !
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Re: doughnuts?

For those who would like to bake their own doughnuts - that's right, no-fry doughnuts! - I have tried and tested this and found it very good:
http://www.melskitchencafe.com/2011/...doughnuts.html

Try half the recipe first - it gives 20 donuts (I did them without holes).
Add the cinnamon to the dough together with the nutmeg if you prefer, rather than having cinnamon with the sugar coating.
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Has anyone found a good place for donuts in Geneva? Where is Dunkin Donuts when you need them?!
Good question. We were bemoaning this absence of proper hot, fresh doughnuts just the other day.
Germany has excellent doughnuts (jam filled, called Berliners I believe)
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Good question. We were bemoaning this absence of proper hot, fresh doughnuts just the other day.
Germany has excellent doughnuts (jam filled, called Berliners I believe)
Germany? Berliners are sold in every Coop and Migros... you don't have to hop across the border
Swiss bakeries make the best ones, though.

Some Coop Prontos in the German part of CH sell donuts with chocolate icing or white/pink? icing which are really tasty. Perhaps French-part Coop Prontos sell them as well?
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Germany? Berliners are sold in every Coop and Migros... you don't have to hop across the border
Swiss bakeries make the best ones, though.

Some Coop Prontos in the German part of CH sell donuts with chocolate icing or white/pink? icing which are really tasty. Perhaps French-part Coop Prontos sell them as well?
True, I have seen them in plastic bags at Migros. Not quite the real McCoy IMHO as I was thinking of the fresh ones that are piled up out the front of some German Bakeries. Might have a similar thing happening up in German part of CH but haven't been there yet.

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