Meet The “Wonut”: The Waffle-Doughnut the World Didn’t Know it Needed

R.I.P. Cronut. Welcome to the Wonut.

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The Wonut is a new doughnut hybrid now available at Waffles Cafe in Chicago. Thrillist calls it “glorious,” and everyone in the world and on Twitter wants one right now.

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The Wonut starts with thickened waffle batter (flavors include vanilla, chocolate, and red velvet), that’s cooked on a waffle iron then deep-fried. Stop the motherfucking presses. 

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Then the holy creation is dipped in a sugar, marshmallow, maple, or chocolate glaze. WTF this is too much.

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It’s finished with toppings including sprinkles, chocolate shavings, and candied pistachios. Stop it right now.

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People are, obviously, already freaking out about it:

[via Thrillist]

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