Homer Simpson is well known for his love of donuts. He likes any food that is bad for him, but especially donuts. So, of course, Springfield USA area in Universal Studios Florida must have a donut shop.
Lard Lad’s Donuts fulfills this duty very well. Some would say that this location is like the king of donuts (or something like that).
However, there is another popular doughnut place at Universal Orlando that might want to be counted as a king of donuts, Voodoo Doughnut.
Both locations offer a version of a “Little Pink” raised yeast donut. The “Little Pink” is a raised yeast, ring doughnut dipped in strawberry flavored icing and has some sprinkles on top.
Both locations call their version a “Little Pink”. In case you do not know, a “Big Pink” is also sold a Lard Lad’s and other locations in Universal Orlando.
So, which one is better?
During a recent trip to Universal Orlando, I decided to answer this question.
These are the things I discovered.
The Lard Lad version is slightly larger, but it also costs $1.25 more. The strawberry frosting was good on both donuts, but I preferred the Voodoo version.
The Lard Lad version was more cartoony sweet versus a frosted donut. Now that may be appropriate for Lard Lad based on theming but just not my preference.
The texture was good on both. The Voodoo one was easier to cut if that matters to you.
Regarding the two examples I tried, the yeast donut was not as fresh at Lard Lad’s.
The only tangible advantage to Lard Lad’s version was that it was slightly larger and has more sprinkles. I am a sucker for sprinkles on a donut.
In my opinion, if you were looking for a larger donut, then just buy a “Big Pink” for $8. If you are looking for a quality “little pink” style donut, then Voodoo versions wins easily during this taste test.
Now if I can find a way to burn those tasty calories out of my system. Just for record, I lost 5 pounds of weight on that trip to Universal Orlando from walking so much. Maybe you can try the donut at Universal Orlando diet plan for your next vacation.
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