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Doughnuts, cupcakes and co

Bill's birthday cake
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On a visit to the United States, have a try at some of these! Here is a selection of 10 typical cakes you can eat there. Of course, they are also famous in the rest of the world but there is probably a much wider choice  in the US and much bigger portions than in France, for example!

For breakfast, have a doughnut / donut:

A Dozen Dunkin' Donuts
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Would you eat a maple bacon doughtnut? Maybe not for breakfast…

maple = érable

Oregon-Portland-August 2009-11
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Another breakfast’s favourite: pancakes (blueberry pancakes on the photo)

Blueberry = myrtille

Blueberry pancakes
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Cupcakes:

Wife and sister-in-law's goth cup cakes
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Cinnabons: (with cinnamon = cannelle)

From Cinnabon
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Brownie:

1/8 Four Barrel Fri: Valrhona brownie and Macchiato
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Cookies: (white chocolate, cranberry and macadamia nut on the photo)

White Chocolate, Cranberry and Macadamia Nut Cookies
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Muffins: (lime = citron vert)

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Cheesecake:

strawberry cheesecake
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Pumpkin pie (traditionally eaten at Thanksgiving):

Thanksgiving 2009-3374
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A classic: shortcake          (en Grande-Bretagne, shortcake ou shortbread fait référence à un sablé)

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Here is a LINK to an Australian article on ‘designer doughnuts’.

After looking at all these cakes, I think my next article will deal with sport!

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