Money The most expensive doughnut in the world is covered in 24-karat gold

16:11  12 october  2017
16:11  12 october  2017 Source:   CNBC

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The priciest doughnut on the planet is filled with champagne and topped with 24 - karat gold . It's called the Golden Cristal Ube, and a dozen will set you back ,200. The world 's most most expensive doughnut is featured in an upcoming episode of CNBC's "Secret Lives of the Super Rich.".

Manila Social Club in Williamsburg launched a flashy 24 - karat gold - covered doughnut for 0 earlier this year. And now-closed BLT Fish in Flatiron hawked a 0 gold -leaf lobster roll topped with caviar in 2014. The Most Expensive Foods In the World 3 years ago.

The priciest doughnut on the planet is filled with champagne and topped with 24-karat gold.

It's called the Golden Cristal Ube, and a dozen will set you back $1,200.

The world's most most expensive doughnut is featured in an upcoming episode of CNBC's "Secret Lives of the Super Rich."

Bjorn DelaCruz, chef of the Manila Social Club in Miami, is the culinary master behind the posh pastries.

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A Filipino chef in New York is making waves in the food world after a photo of his doughnut covered with 24 - karat gold circulated on social media. READ: Dubai store unveils world ’s most expensive dessert.

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The doughnut is made with ube, a "naturally purple sweet yam found in the Philippines," according to the Manila Social Club's website.

Both the dough and the icing have a generous dose of Cristal champagne, which retails for around $200 per bottle.

The doughnuts are also airbrushed with a gleaming coat of 24-karat gold and topped off with meticulously placed gold leaf, in a process that takes DelaCruz nearly two hours to execute.

Once complete, the costly confections require special transportation. Instead of delivery trucks, the doughnuts are driven via Rolls-Royce.

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Introducing the World ’s Most Expensive Doughnut … It’s hard to even see what’s on the donut with all of the accouterments, like the white chocolate lotus, the Dom Perignon jelly, and the 24 - karat gold leaf.

One of the dishes that epitomizes this idea is Manila Social Club’s Golden Cristal Ube Donut , filled with ube mousse, decorated with champagne frosting, and leafed in 24 - karat gold . The only one that comes to mind is this doughnut by Krispy Kreme. It was covered with white chocolate and flowers.

These golden goodies are the ultimate indulgence for hungry customers who are rolling in, well, dough.

"A lot of people, when they eat this doughnut, say 'Oh, that's rich,'" Delacruz tells "Secret Lives of the Super Rich." "Usually I tell them, 'No, it's wealthy.'"

Watch an all new episode of "Secret Lives of the Super Rich," Thursday at 10pm ET/PT on CNBC.

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