donuts Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular donuts dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with donuts
#1cbd
#2cream butter
#3whiskey
#4champagne
#5candy
#6coffee
73.00%
#7sausage
67.54%
#8tacos
66.04%
#9savory
64.12%
#10pumpkin spice
56.35%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve donuts

1.65%

2,520 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online donuts recipes

0.18%

2,528 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

donuts Growth Over Time How donuts has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.25
Year Over Year DONUTS growth or decline vs one year ago
16.61%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of donuts per consumer
2.23
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

1.65%

2,520 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online donuts recipes

0.18%

2,528 of 1,437,927 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
26.68%
#2sugar
21.23%
#3pastry
14.53%
#4candy
11.66%
#5caramel
4.23%
#6cookies
3.69%
#7cheesecake
3.35%
#8bread
3.21%
#9frosting
2.72%
#10icing
2.14%
#11cookie dough
2.09%
#12cupcakes
1.65%
#13chocolate cake
1.07%
#14cornbread
0.68%
#15biscuits
0.58%
#16dark chocolate
0.49%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cornbread
#2candy
#3chocolate cake
70.96%
#4dark chocolate
63.18%
#5biscuits
62.61%
#6frosting
11.96%
#7pastry
9.92%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cookie dough
69.77%
#2cupcakes
55%
#3bread
44.07%
#4cookies
43.15%
#5cake
41.44%
#6cheesecake
32.82%
#7sugar
29.6%
#8icing
14.58%
#9caramel
9.02%
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
79.75%
#2vanilla
6.73%
#3cinnamon
4.98%
#4matcha
4.86%
#5pumpkin spice
2.43%
#6cinnamon sugar
1.25%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pumpkin spice
56.35%
#2matcha
38.47%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cinnamon sugar
24.52%
#2chocolate
19.71%
#3cinnamon
2.29%
#4vanilla
1.8%
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
82.65%
#2espresso
5.09%
#3tea
4.59%
#4apple cider
3.17%
#5smoothie
2.5%
#6cider
2%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
73.00%
#2espresso
45.57%
#3apple cider
25.16%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
56.92%
#2cider
9.85%
#3tea
3.93%
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
86.68%
#2hamburger
6.4%
#3salad
5.88%
#4tacos
1.04%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
66.04%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
48.64%
#2hamburger
47.97%
#3salad
14.61%
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
55.41%
#2peanut butter
30%
#3jelly
7.84%
#4honey
5.68%
#5cbd
1.08%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cbd
#2honey
36.42%
#3jelly
32.97%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
37.96%
#2peanut butter
18.75%
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
72.39%
#2chicken
24.24%
#3sausage
3.37%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1sausage
67.54%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1chicken
44.01%
#2bacon
39.93%
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
57.03%
#2cream
24.61%
#3milk
13.28%
#4cream butter
5.08%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cream butter
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
81.43%
#2cream
48.1%
#3milk
41.25%
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
65.49%
#2avocado
17.7%
#3savory
11.5%
#4pie pumpkin
5.31%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1pie pumpkin
#2savory
64.12%
#3pumpkin
17.57%
#4avocado
17.15%
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
36.11%
#2strawberries
23.15%
#3apple
21.3%
#4orange
19.44%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1apple
24.31%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1orange
31.25%
#2strawberries
19.17%
#3lemon
6.11%
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
71.59%
#2pistachios
28.41%
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1pistachios
18.5%
#2coconut
13.42%
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
58.7%
#2champagne
21.74%
#3whiskey
19.57%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1whiskey
#2champagne
#3wine
5.46%
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
16.23%

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
21.34%
snack
4.14%
weight loss
1.67%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with donuts over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '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

1.65%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature donuts

coffee shop

52%
donuts Pricing Analysis Average price of donuts across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$5.59$4.29$6.19$8.52$8.02AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular donuts Dishes The most notable variations of donuts served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 C Dunks Half Donut Half Red Velvet Big C WafflesDurhamNorth Carolina
#2 Half Dozen Tofu Donut Gift Box Ring - Baked Tofu DonutsCanoga ParkCalifornia
#3 Chinese Donut Sam Wo RestaurantSan FranciscoCalifornia
#4 Red Velvet Donut Ring - Baked Tofu DonutsCanoga ParkCalifornia
#5 Vegan Banana Donut Ring - Baked Tofu DonutsCanoga ParkCalifornia
#6 Krispy Kreme Donut Bread Pudding BoucherieNew OrleansLouisiana
#7 Earl Grey Donut Ring - Baked Tofu DonutsCanoga ParkCalifornia
#8 Donut Ice Cream Sandwich Holy Moly Donut ShopDetroitMichigan
#9 Glazed Donut Stax Ice CreamNew YorkNew York
#10 Thai Tea Donut Stax Ice CreamNew YorkNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of donuts found in restaurants across the country
4,158
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of donuts variations on a restaurant's menu
1.65

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online donuts recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for donuts
2,528
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use donuts as an ingredient
128
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

Glazed Protein Donuts with Jamie Eason Whey Protein from Andréa's Protein Cakery

#3

Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins from The Salty Marshmallow

#4

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

#5

Easy Paleo Coconut Flour Chocolate Donuts from Paleo Gluten Free Eats

#6

Coconut Flour Donuts from Feasting on Fruit

#7

Coffee Cake Donuts with Vanilla Glaze from Baker by Nature

#8

Baked Cinnamon Sugar Mini Donuts from Baker Bettie

#9

Cinnamon Donuts from Divalicious Recipes

#10

Low Carb Donuts? Yes Please from Low Carb Joy