Announcing Total Solar Eclipse donuts from Krispy Kreme: How to place an order while supplies last

Announcing Total Solar Eclipse donuts from Krispy Kreme: How to place an order while supplies last

The total solar eclipse on April 8th is fast approaching, and Krispy Kreme is celebrating accordingly.

The company announced Tuesday that it will be introducing a new “Total Eclipse Donut” for a limited time. According to Krispy Kreme, the donut is an original glazed donut dipped in black chocolate icing, decorated with silver sprinkles, piped with Oreo piece buttercream and filled with a whole Oreo cookie in the center.

The donuts will be available in stores from Friday, April 5 through Monday, April 8, and will be available for pickup or delivery via the Krispy Kreme app and website while supplies last, according to a news release. The donuts will be sold individually as well as a special dozen consisting of six total solar eclipse donuts and six original glazed donuts.

“Eclipses are rare and so is our out-of-this-world Total Solar Eclipse Doughnut. Even if you can’t be in the path of totality you can get in the path of these treats, which you will eat in totality,” said Dave Skena, global chief brand officer for Krispy Kreme, in the news release.

This isn’t the first space-themed donut from Krispy Kreme

This isn’t the first time the company has released a new donut to commemorate a space-themed event, according to a press release.

The company announced that it made its original glazed chocolate donut “eclipsed” for the first time ever during the last total solar eclipse that the United States experienced in 2017.

The company also provided fresh, original glazed donuts at the launch site for NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the moon in 1969 and for NASA’s Perseverance rover in 2021, according to a press release. To commemorate the landing on Earth, Mars Donuts were created for a limited time only.

In 2022, Krispy Kreme will create Artemis Moon donuts to celebrate NASA’s Artemis I flight around the moon, giving away free donuts with supermassive black flavors similar to the original glazed donuts. The astronomer who released the first ever image of the hole was honored, According to the company.

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