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YoYo Donuts' maple bacon doughnut: 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 72

The best thing to happen to breakfast
The best thing to happen to breakfast

The salty. The sweet. The long john. It just all makes sense.

YoYo Donuts in Minnetonka has made breakfast an ass-kicking event with the introduction of the maple-bacon long john--and they aren't skimping.

This isn't one of those sad, greasy bacon afterthoughts you'd find on your Subway sandwich, but a solid, thick slab of applewood bacon mounted atop a heavy glaze of maple frosting. The vehicle for this fantasy is a soft long john dough that practically melts in your mouth, and you can easily find that one maple bacon delight is not enough. YoYo's Dogwood coffee provides the perfect accompaniment, and even a regular coffee comes in what looks like a bucket with a handle. We consider it a reason to get out of bed in the morning.

YOYO DONUTS 5757 Sanibel Drive, Minnetonka 952.960.1800

Hungry for more? The dishes in our countdown thus far are linked below:

No. 73: Cupcake's mini cupcakes No. 74: Willy D's ribs No. 75: Salsa a la Salsa's fried chocolate truffles No. 76: Anodyne's Artichoke Melt No. 77: Origami's steamed duck No. 78: B.T. McElrath's Salty Dog bar No. 79: Mozza Mia's house-made limoncello No. 80: Salty Tart Bakery's pastry cream-filled brioche No. 81: Little Szechuan's bamboo tips with chili sauce No. 82: Oceanaire's Jumbo Lump Crab Cake No. 83: Aperitif's Nonni's Meatballs No. 84: Christos's Saganaki No. 85: Sesame seed bagel at Seven Stars Coffee House No. 86: Lemon ricotta pancake at Hell's Kitchen No. 87: Blackbird gourmet banh mi No. 88: Tank Goodness cookies No. 89: Gal Bee at Sole Cafe No. 90: Porter & Frye's El Pelon No. 91: Coffee News' fish and chips No. 92: Bread & Chocolate's Fabulous Fudge Bar No. 93: People's Organic panna cotta No. 94: Sea Salt Eatery crawdad po' boy No. 95: Fuji Ya's Tofu Don No. 96: Ike's Food and Cocktails The Weekender Bloody Mary No. 97: Punch's Toto pizza No. 98: Stockholm Pie Company's peanut butter fudge cream pie No. 99: Dogwood Coffee Co.'s macchiato No. 100: Al's Breakfast buttermilk pancakes

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