100 Favorite Dishes: No. 74 -- Cherry Crunch Donut from Dandee Donut Factory

As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2011, coming in June, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to Deirdra.Funcheon@BrowardPalmBeach.com.

No 73: Cherry Crunch Donut from Dandee Donut Factory

You never forget your first. My first Dandee Donut was cherry crunch, and it was love at first cakey bite. I'd had other flings, but no donut could ever make you feel as good as a Dandee. Before my first Dandee, I'd been punished with heartburn from Dunkin Donuts. My tastebuds had been tricked by greasy Krispy Kremes. But this new relationship was built to last. Covered in a fine layer of glaze and flecked with crunchy pink bits, my cherry crunch donut was the color of love. It was light, fluffy, and always baked fresh daily. Unlike other donut romances, I could find no fault in my newfound snack...and neither will you.

Previous 100 favorite dishes:

No. 77: Housemade Charcuterie from Market 17
No. 78: Crab Benedict from the Downtowner Saloon
No. 79: The Aileen Special from Undergrounds Coffeehaus
No. 80: Insalata Caprese from Fiorentina
No. 81: Angus and Brie Burger from Gilbert's 17th Street Grill
No. 82: Pulled Pork Sliders from Gratify American GastroPub
No. 83: Fagottini al Tartufo Bianco e Nero From Apicius Ristorante e Enoteca
No. 84: Guacamole from Dos Caminos
No. 85: Rock Shrimp from Bahama Mama
No. 86: The Grease Beast from Grease Burger

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