The Great Doughnut Derby: La Flor de Puebla vs. Cork Market

A suburban bakery takes on a 14th Street favorite.
La Flor de Puebla goes up against Cork Market in bout three of the first round. Photograph courtesy of Shutterstock.
La Flor de Puebla goes up against Cork Market in bout three of the first round. Photograph courtesy of Shutterstock.

Another day, another bracket rung complete. In a stunning turn of events, global doughnut juggernaut Krispy Kreme was narrowly defeated by Migue’s Magnificent Mini Donuts. Now it’s time to add a third victor to those vendors destined for round two.

Today we pit a bakery with locations in Manassas, Riverdale, and Hyattsville against a tiny 14th Street market that offers made-to-order doughnuts each Sunday until they sell out (usually around noonish). Filled with eggy cream, La Flor de Puebla’s sugar-and-sprinkle-coated bolas de Berlin are pretty great, but it’s hard to beat the cinnamon-sugar treats at Cork Market. The choice is yours—just be sure to vote before 5 PM, when the poll closes.


See also:
Announcing: The Great Doughnut Derby!
The Great Doughnut Derby: Lyon Hall vs. Tabard Inn
The Great Doughnut Derby: Krispy Kreme vs. Migue’s Magnificent Mini Donuts

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