Popular Halloween flavors, mini-doughnut boxes roll out

With Halloween just around the corner, Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken is rolling out its October flavors. Astro Doughnuts’ treats include Chocolate Blackout Cake, Pumpkin Spice, Oreo Cheesecake and Candy Apple. All spooky flavors are currently available through October 31 (naturally).

The limited-time, decorative, Halloween treats are first come, first served. Here is the October 2019 lineup:

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  • Chocolate Blackout Cake is the evolution of a Rich Chocolate Cake Doughnut after it’s immersed in bittersweet chocolate glaze and topped by dark chocolate sprinkles and a coffee drizzle. The doughnut retails for $3.50.
  • The Pumpkin Spice Doughnut features a pumpkin spice glaze and orange sugar sprinkles, and sells for $3.35.
  • Oreo Cheesecake, which is surrounded by a cheesecake glaze and topped with Oreo cookie crumbles, retails for $3.50.
  • The doughnut chain fills the Candy Apple Doughnut with apple compote and tops it with red apple cider glaze and caramelized sugar. This one will set you back $3.60.
Astro Doughnuts rolled out a variety of sweet treats for October 2019, including Candy Apple and Chocolate Blackout Cake. Photo by Jennifer Chase.
Astro Doughnuts rolled out a variety of sweet treats for October 2019, including Candy Apple and Chocolate Blackout Cake. Photo by Jennifer Chase.

The popular Astro Doughnuts Halloween Box is a collection of one dozen mini-doughnuts for $25. While there’s some supply on Halloween Day, Astro Doughnuts recommends ordering the boxes ahead of time:

  • 2 Crème Brûlée doughnuts
  • 2 Candy Apple doughnuts
  • 3 Chocolate Blackout Cake doughnuts
  • 2 Oreo Cheesecake doughnuts
  • 3 Pumpkin Spice doughnuts

[Related story: Astro Doughnuts owners open beer hall on G Street]

The Astro franchise is growing in Washington, D.C. Its owners recently expanded the location on G Street, opening an adjacent, two-level beer hall. The doughnut shop there is now takeout only. Astro Doughnuts also operates a shop in Falls Church, Va.

Astro Doughnuts, 1308 G Street Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20005

Astro Doughnuts, 7511 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Va. 22043

Photo credit: Jennifer Chase for Astro Doughnuts

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