‘The Salty Donut’ now open in Orlando

Shop to offer creative craft donuts, coffee

The Salty Donut opening location in Orlando's Audubon Park this fall (Salty Donut)

ORLANDO, Fla – Donut lovers rejoice! Central Florida is adding an all-new donut shop that is worth checking out.

The Miami-based Salty Donut shop has opened its doors to foodies. The Orlando location will be the company’s fourth donut shop. It’s scheduled to open along Corrine Drive at an old car-and-auto servicing station in Orlando’s Audubon Park community.

“The Salty prides ourselves on integrating history from each community and the building structure that we move into, we’re going to be creating multiple garage doors that will be fully functional and can open up to create an indoor-outdoor seating area during the cooler seasons!”

To add some extra sweetness to the grand opening, the shop has launched a lottery system to give people the chance to win a free box of 10 donuts.

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Anyone who visits the business through Sunday will receive a complimentary Intelligentsia cold brew and batch brew coffee.

To add to the excitement, officials will be giving away free-limited edition Salty Donut and Lost Bros tote bags and stickers to the first 50 guests each day of the opening weekend.

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The Salty Donut opening in Orlando

The Salty Donut said they will have a full menu of 12 donuts, including always and seasonal flavors. Check out the flavors below.

Always flavors:

  • Traditional Glazed: brioche donut with vanilla bean glaze.
  • Maple + Bacon: brioche donut with pure maple glaze, topped with in-house candied bacon and lager reduction.
  • Brown Butter + Salt: Vanilla bean cake donut, brown butter glaze and topped with Maldon sea salt.
  • Guava + Cheese: brioche donut with swirled guava and cheese, cream cheese glaze, topped with tiny pieces of pastelito pastries.
  • Toasted Coquito: brioche donut soaked in a homemade coquito, bottom crusted with valrhona carmelia chocolate and finished with torched cinnamon infused meringue.
  • Chocolate Cookie Crunch: brioche donut with valrhona cocoa glaze, covered in crushed homemade vanilla and cocoa cookies.

Seasonal flavors

  • Butter Beer: brioche donut filled with butterbeer custard, carmelia glaze topped with butterscotch drizzle, cookie crumbs and bubble sugar.
  • Boston Cream: brioche donut filled with classic vanilla cream, chocolate ganache glaze and topped with chocolate curls.
  • Pistachio Cannoli: cannoli shaped brioche filled with traditional pistachio and mascarpone whip, encrusted with pistachio cookie crumbs and topped with powdered sugar.
  • Cookies + Cream Cake: Vanilla bean cake donut with homemade ‘oreo’ cookies folded in the dough, vanilla bean glaze and topped with crushed homemade Oreos.
  • Oreo + Almond Cookie Butter (V): Vegan ‘brioche’ filled with an oreo and almond cookie butter, cocoa glaze, topped with toasted almonds, oreo cookie crumbs and chocolate almond bark.
  • Gingersnap Cookie (GF): Spiced baked gluten-free vanilla cake donut, molasses glaze, topped with buttercream and homemade gingersnap cookie.

The Salty Donut has been recognized by Forbes Magazine, Food Network, ESPN, Travel Channel and many other publications.

Click here to learn more about the shop.

About the Author:

Landon joined News 6 in 2017. He grew up in Southern Illinois and graduated from Southern Illinois University with a bachelors degree in TV and digital media. When he is not at work you can catch him at one of Orlando's theme parks or the beach. Before working at News 6 he worked for stations in Miami and Fort Myers.