OC Register







A family-run food shop has found a secret weapon in the doughnut wars, which are sure to heat up when East Coast giant Dunkin’ Donuts arrives in Orange County.

Behold the ube doughnut.





Ube, a deep purple yam, is a widely used in the Philippines for desserts and pastries – the same way pumpkin is brought to life in muffins and pies in bakeries across America. On Saturday, Friendly Donuts in Orange debuts two ube cake doughnuts made from pancake batter created by Los Angeles-based Buttermilk, a former popular food truck in Southern California.



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