Tiger tail donut

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Tiger tail donut
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A glazed tiger tail that is shorter and has fewer twists than most tiger tails

A tiger tail donut (also called tiger tail doughnut or simply tiger tail) is a donut that is twisted with another ingredient so that it looks like the tail of a tiger. This other ingredient may vary; examples include chocolate; [1] chocolate-flavoured dough; [2] a combination of chocolate and cinnamon; [3] and a combination of cinnamon, apples, and coconut. [4] The tiger tail is the second most popular donut at The Donut Man in Glendora, California, United States, surpassed only by the shop's signature donut: the strawberry donut. [1] In 2010, Dunkin' Donuts locations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, sold tiger tails to celebrate the Year of the Tiger. [5] Erin Allday of The Press Democrat called the tiger tail the "most unusual donut" at the Donut Hut in Santa Rosa, California. [6]


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