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Bakery challenges customers to eat doughnuts size of their face in under two minutes

Could you do it?

Olivia Petter
Friday 29 December 2017 17:27 GMT
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A San Francisco bakery has set its diners the ultimate doughnut challenge.

Willing competitors at Bob’s Donuts on Polk Street are encouraged to attempt to eat a doughnut so large that it is more akin to the size of a human face than a humble baked good.

The challenge is to consume one of these supersized doughnuts within two minutes, or three if you're willing to settle for a subsidiary prize.

Why would someone put themselves through such taxing labour?

Well, not only will the winner of the bakery’s prestigious Doughnut Challenge get their hands on a bespoke Bob’s Donuts T-shirt (think of the selfies), but they will also be lucky enough to have their name listed in the bakery’s hall of fame.

If you’re a super speedy eater and you finish in under two minutes, you also get the $10.95 (£8.11) you paid for the doughnut refunded along with a free drink of your choice - only 24 such tycoons exist to date, in case you were wondering.

Not to mention the sheer pride of walking the streets knowing that you are a bonafide doughnut champion; quite the accolade for baked goods gluttony.

As for the challenge rules, they are pretty self-explanatory.

Aside from being tasked to consume a giant doughnut within the short timeframe of three minutes, there’s really not much else to it.

The timer begins as soon as you set your hands on the doughnut and only stops when you can smile without a trace of glazed goodness on or around your mouth.

You can choose which doughnut you’d like to take on the challenge with and the flavours range from simply glazed to chocolate and sprinkles (for maximum Insta-value, we suggest opting for the latter).

Good luck to future competitors and don’t be afraid to put “doughnut champion” on your CV if you win, people always say employers like those who stand out.

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