donuts Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular donuts dishes in restaurants
#1CROISSANT DONUT
Mia's Bakery (Nyc, New York)
#2DONUTS
4Corners Coffee (Warwick, Rhode Island)
#3RED VELVET DONUT
Ring - Baked Tofu Donuts (La, California)
#4VEGAN CHOCOLATE DONUT
Ring - Baked Tofu Donuts (La, California)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with donuts
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve donuts

1.6%

2,440 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online donuts recipes

0.19%

3,010 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

donuts Growth Over Time How donuts has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.250.50.7511.25
Year Over Year DONUTS growth or decline vs one year ago
23.69%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of donuts per consumer
2.22
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that donuts represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of donuts at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve donuts

1.6%

2,440 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online donuts recipes

0.19%

3,010 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for donuts, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
25.38%
#2sugar
20.52%
#3pastry
14.8%
#4candy
13.83%
#5caramel
4.17%
#6cookies
3.69%
#7cheesecake
3.15%
#8bread
3.06%
#9frosting
2.72%
#10icing
2.09%
#11cupcakes
1.6%
#12oreos
1.55%
#13cornbread
1.31%
#14chocolate cake
1.12%
#15biscuits
0.68%
#16crepes
0.19%
#17candy canes
0.15%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cornbread
#2candy
#3chocolate cake
#4biscuits
#5candy canes
69.45%
#6caramel
27.73%
#7pastry
13.47%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cupcakes
65.57%
#2crepes
55.94%
#3bread
53.99%
#4oreos
46%
#5cookies
40.22%
#6cake
34.47%
#7sugar
31.15%
#8cheesecake
23.56%
#9icing
21.09%
#10frosting
17.92%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
80.44%
#2vanilla
6.54%
#3matcha
4.92%
#4cinnamon
4.8%
#5pumpkin spice
2.06%
#6cinnamon sugar
1.25%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pumpkin spice
#2matcha
38.98%
#3cinnamon
16.44%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cinnamon sugar
44.61%
#2vanilla
6.92%
#3chocolate
2.23%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
84.48%
#2espresso
4.73%
#3tea
4.27%
#4apple cider
2.56%
#5smoothie
2.17%
#6cider
1.47%
#7kombucha
0.31%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1kombucha
#2coffee
#3espresso
22.32%
#4apple cider
11.10%
#5tea
10.74%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
60.63%
#2cider
14.73%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
85.95%
#2hamburger
6.93%
#3salad
6.2%
#4tacos
0.91%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1hamburger
51.13%
#2ice cream
45.67%
#3salad
20.04%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
55.28%
#2peanut butter
30.28%
#3jelly
8.61%
#4honey
5.83%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1honey
14.03%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
40.15%
#2nutella
39.18%
#3jelly
8%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1bacon
72.7%
#2chicken
25.18%
#3turkey
2.13%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1turkey
71.05%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
51.32%
#2chicken
44.42%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
53.88%
#2cream
25.43%
#3milk
13.79%
#4cream butter
6.9%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cream butter
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
73.67%
#2milk
41.26%
#3cream
37.7%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1pumpkin
48.78%
#2green gram
21.14%
#3avocado
16.26%
#4ube
13.82%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1ube
82.52%
#2pumpkin
45.13%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1green gram
33.91%
#2avocado
3.07%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1lemon
37.86%
#2strawberries
23.3%
#3apple
19.42%
#4orange
19.42%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1lemon
8.25%
#2apple
5.00%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
15%
#2orange
8.62%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
71.76%
#2pistachios
28.24%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1pistachios
27.44%
#2coconut
5.59%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
75.68%
#2whiskey
24.32%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1whiskey
#2wine
47.72%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with donuts, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1pasta
44.93%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose donuts compared to all other dishes
fitness
21.21%
snack
4.58%
weight loss
1.72%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with donuts over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.511.522.533.544.555.566.577.58
  • vegan
  • gluten free
  • clean eating
  • vegetarian

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular donuts dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve donuts

1.6%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature donuts

coffee shop

53 %
donuts Pricing Analysis Average price of donuts across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$5.44$3.95$6.25$8.66$8.39AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular donuts Dishes The most notable variations of donuts served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Croissant Donut Mia's BakeryNycNew York
#2 Donuts 4corners CoffeeWarwickRhode Island
#3 Red Velvet Donut Ring - Baked Tofu DonutsLaCalifornia
#4 Vegan Chocolate Donut Ring - Baked Tofu DonutsLaCalifornia
#5 Earl Grey Donut Ring - Baked Tofu DonutsLaCalifornia
#6 Donut Ice Cream Sandwich Holy Moly Donut ShopDetroitMichigan
#7 Glazed Donut Stax Ice CreamNycNew York
#8 Mixed Assorted Gluten Free Donuts Do-Rite Donuts & CoffeeChicagoIllinois
#9 Cinnamon Sugar Cake Donut North Lime Coffee & Donuts - LimestoneLexingtonKentucky
#10 Belgian Dark Chocolate Vegan Donut Union Square DonutsSomervilleMassachusetts
Menu Items How many total instances of donuts found in restaurants across the country
3,973
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of donuts variations on a restaurant's menu
1.63

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online donuts recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for donuts
3,010
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use donuts as an ingredient
148
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of donuts recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Glazed Chocolate Cake Donuts from Sprinkle Some Sugar

2

Coconut Flour Donuts from Feasting on Fruit

3

Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins from The Salty Marshmallow

4

Paleo Chocolate Donuts with Dark Chocolate Icing from Sabrina's Sinless Secrets

5

Coffee Cake Donuts with Vanilla Glaze from Baker by Nature

6

Oven Baked French Cruller Donuts from thesemisweetsisters.com

7

Cinnamon Donuts from Divalicious Recipes

8

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts from Brooklyn Farm Girl

9

Low Carb Donuts? Yes Please from Low Carb Joy

10

Easy Vegan Coffee Cake Donuts from Sweet Like Cocoa