It turns out that the orange box is the trademark of the Donut Factory - a "gourmet donut" brand which has a cult-following among squealing teenagers in Singapore. You can usually spot a branch by its long snaking queues. I've never really paid attention to this strange phenomenon but today, my curiosity got the better of me and I joined the queue. Fortunately, I caught a lull and there were only four people ahead of me ;-)
Ten minutes later, I stood in front of a delightful array of gourmet donuts and courageously chose the following:
- Original with vanilla glaze
- Dark chocolate with rasberry filling (2x)
- White chocolate with strawberry filling
- Dark chocolate with coffee mousse
- Milk chocolate with roasted almonds
Verdict: They are VERY GOOD donuts! And I would happily join the queue again after the calories burn off in 5 years' time. My housemate & I felt so guilty after the indulgence, we went on a 4-km walk immediately after trashing the box - ha...ha...
What a great way to start the year - HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone!