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Krispy Kreme Celebrates The Solar Eclipse With A Special Chocolate-Glazed Donut
By Izza Sofia, 14 Aug 2017
Krispy Kreme is celebrating the solar eclipse in a delicious way.
The donut chain announced that it would be offering a new chocolate-glazed treat on 21 Aug 2017, the same day that the US is slated to experience a solar eclipse. The base will be Krispy Kreme's original glazed donut, then covered in rich chocolate glaze, according to the press release.
The new mouth-watering donut, however, will disappear just as quickly as the celestial event. According to Krispy Kreme, “Customers will only be able to taste these rare, chocolate-glazed Krispy Kreme donuts on the day of eclipse, and on Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20, during select stores’ evening Hot Light hours.”
“The solar eclipse is a rare occasion providing a total sensory experience for viewers across the continental U.S. Chocolate will have the same effect as we introduce a first-time chocolate glazing of our iconic Original Glazed Donut,” Jackie Woodward, chief marketing officer of Krispy Kreme, said in a statement. “The Chocolate Glazed Donut is a delicious way to experience the solar eclipse—no matter where you are—and we can’t wait for fans to try it.”
Even if you do not get the chance to see the solar eclipse, a chocolate-glazed donut will no doubt be a great way to kick off your week.
[via Highsnobiety, opening image via YouTube]
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