Bashas’ is celebrating National Donut Day (June 3) all month long, making the winning doughnut flavors of its seventh-annual Donut Flavor Craze contest available to buy in Arizona Bashas’ stores this June. As part of the contest, the Chandler, Ariz.-based grocer invited kids and adults across the state to create new carnival-inspired flavors for its doughnut cases. Click through to learn more about the three winning flavors: Cotton Candy, Deep-Fried Oreo and Blue-Ribbon Blueberry Pie.
Blue-Ribbon Blueberry Pie
Josh Weisler, a Bashas’ employee from Gilbert, Ariz., submitted the winning doughnut in the grocer’s internal company contest. His Blue-Ribbon Blueberry Pie donut is filled with blueberry jam and topped with icing, powdered sugar and pie crust crumbs.
In addition to being named Bashas’ Official Donut Ambassadors for 2022, Owen, Morley and Weisler will each receive one dozen donuts every month for a year from Bashas’ bakery, and $500 worth of prizes, including a Bashas’ grocery gift card and baking/cooking gadgets.