We hate to break it to you, but if you鈥檙e still eating carbs that aren鈥檛 multicolored, you might just be doing it wrong. First came the mind-boggling rainbow bagel, and now please allow us to introduce you to the next interpretation of multicolored breakfast food: the rainbow DONUT.

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Sold at the relatively new donut shop Moe鈥檚 Doughs in Brooklyn, the signature聽rainbow donut isn鈥檛 just multicolored, it鈥檚 multi-flavored. Included in this swirled masterpiece are red velvet, strawberry cake, blueberry, sour cream, orange and pistachio flavors. Zeyah Saleh, the manager聽at Moe鈥檚 Doughs and son of the shop owner, explains the taste has been described as similar to that of Fruit Loops.

After we realized how epic Moe鈥檚 rainbow donut-making process is, we decided to head to the shop and get a behind-the-scenes look at the process behind this creative and colorful聽treat.

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Mohamed Saleh, the shop owner and master baker at Moe鈥檚 Doughs (he was previously the baker at Peter Pan Donuts in Brooklyn for about 20 years), first begins by creating the dough via his top secret recipe. After it鈥檚 been combined in a massive mixer and infused with each flavor, he begins folding.

While the colors are certainly vivid, they definitely don鈥檛 have quite the saturation of The Bagel Store鈥檚 similar product. That鈥檚 because while food coloring is involved, they rely most on natural flavors at Moe鈥檚.

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Next up: the layering process.聽Mohamed slightly flattens each mound of dough with his hands and combines them into one giant mound.

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In the end, you鈥檙e left with something resembling a Play-Doh masterpiece.

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Moe then rolls the pile out and begins using a donut cutter to give them that classic donut shape.

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Next up: a crucial step for all delicious donuts 鈥 deep frying. In the oil is where the colors begin to really pop.

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After allowing them to slightly cool, Moe (very generously) drizzles them in a sugar glaze.


And voila! From the outside, the donuts look like they might just be your standard cake donut. But break those babies open, and BAM! Sorry Skittles, but this might just be the best way to taste the rainbow.

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Our thoughts? Well, we鈥檙e having a hard time actually forming words because we鈥檙e too busy stuffing our faces. Moe鈥檚 Doughs rainbow donut is perfectly crispy, sweet but not too sweet and totally mesmerizing to look at.

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Zeyah tells us that since they unveiled the new flavor just last week, they鈥檝e been bombarded with people coming in to give it a try, and they鈥檝e been selling out around 3PM every day. So, if you鈥檙e in the NYC area and looking to get your hands on one of these, you may want to head over early.

But hey, if they鈥檙e all sold, out don鈥檛 sulk for too long. Instead, try some of Moe鈥檚 Doughs other creative flavors, like their Samoa-inspired donut or their take on the Cronut, the聽dosonut. Also, keep an eye out for the cream crumb donut that鈥檚 sometimes topped with rainbow donut pieces. Actually, you know what? At $2 for the rainbow donuts and just $1.50 for all the rest, you should probably just go ahead and get them all.

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