In May, animal-rights group Compassion Over Killing (COK) teamed up with Vegan Treats bakery to sponsor a cruelty-fee doughnut recipe competition, and this week the duo has announced a winner. A Vegan Chai-Spiced Doughnut with vanilla chai crème filling, white icing, and chocolate sprinkles, submitted from a baker in Brooklyn, NY, beat out 100 submissions to claim the first prize: having her confection recreated by Vegan Treats pastry chefs and sold at the bakery’s Bethlehem, Pa., storefront. COK was inspired by Dunkin’ Donuts’ annual, fan-submitted jelly-filled challenge, to which COK encouraged vegans to submit their own cruelty-free recipes to.
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