Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

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Unfortunately, as of our last review, Krispy Kreme only has black coffee and espresso and a few prepackaged juices and sodas to offer dairy-free consumers.

From their website:

“Ingredient Information: The only animal by-products used in our doughnuts are eggs (whites and yolks) and dairy products (including milk, butter, yogurt, whey, nonfat milk and nonfat whey). We use vegetable shortening (palm, soybean, and/or cottonseed and canola oil) for zero gram of trans fat per one serving of doughnut. All monoglycerides and diglycerides are vegetable based. Enzymes are also present. The lecithin we use is soy-based. We also use wheat in our doughnuts, including bran, germ, gluten, starch and flour. To get further information about our products, call us at 1-800-4KRISPY.”

Yes, perhaps vegetarians can enjoy a Krispy Kreme, but vegans and dairy-free consumers stay far, far away. These are dairy-rich donuts!

Restaurant Website: www.krispykreme.com

Ingredient Information: “Ingredient Information: The only animal by-products used in our doughnuts are eggs (whites and yolks) and dairy products (including milk, butter, yogurt, whey, nonfat milk and nonfat whey). We use vegetable shortening (palm, soybean, and/or cottonseed and canola oil) for zero gram of trans fat per one serving of doughnut. All monoglycerides and diglycerides are vegetable based. Enzymes are also present. The lecithin we use is soy-based. We also use wheat in our doughnuts, including bran, germ, gluten, starch and flour. To get further information about our products, call us at 1-800-4KRISPY.”

* The above information was supplied by the corresponding restaurant via their website, customer service, or other published nutritional information.  Ingredients and menu offerings are constantly changing in the food service industry, and can be subject to interpretation.  For this reason, Go Dairy Free does not guarantee nor take responsibility for the accuracy of this information.  If severe allergies or intolerances are a concern, contact the restaurant directly before purchasing or consuming one of their products.  Cross-contamination of potential food allergens should always be considered a possibility in a fast food restaurant.  

Last Updated: January 8, 2016

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

4 Comments

  1. Sandrine Tiller on

    My son has a severe whey allergy, & just pulled straight A’s unfortunately won’t be able to indulge. #booKrispyKreme

  2. Wendy Donnelly on

    Will krispy creme ever make a vegan-friendly doughnut and make it available in the UK? It’s been SO long since i’ve been able to eat anything like this i would REALLY love to try them but unfortunately they’re not suitable.

  3. Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation gave me a coupon for a free doughnut, but what use is it if they don’t have vegan doughnuts? They should have just given me a dollar. Now I know why I see so many obese people around town. Gross.

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