Deviant Donuts brings ingenious creations to Mystic

Freshly made doughnuts are displayed at Vault Coffee Roasters in Olde Mistick Village. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The doughnuts beckon customers with their enchantingly deviant forms. Some are showered in a glittering sheen; others, smeared with chocolate ganache, are pinned with a pipette of kirsch on top. Oreo cookie bits and a swirl of malted-milk buttercream decorate another row.

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Pork-filled soup dumplings (Tim Martin/The Day)

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