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The turDunkin' is a turkey brined in Dunkin' Donuts coolattas, stuffed with munchkins and served with coffee gravy and mashed hash browns. The turDunkin' should not be confused with the hot meaty mess that is a turducken, which is a turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken.

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Step 1: Brining the Turkey

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The first step is to brine the turkey overnight. We used 4 cups kosher salt, 1.75 gallons of water, 3 bay leaves, 3 cinnamon sticks, 1 32-oz Dunkin' Donuts orange coolatta and 1 32-oz Dunkin' Donuts strawberry coolatta.

We boiled all ingredients except the coolattas to dissolve the salt and extract the flavor of the bay leaves and cinnamon sticks. We placed the turkey in a large container and poured the brine over it. We covered the container to keep the turkey in the brine and prevent spilling while we transferred it to the refrigerator.

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I like how you added a squirt of lemon juice in step five..that would certainly have complimented the bucket load of sugar and salt nicely.
Did you consider using silver cachous sprinkle pearls instead of sprinkles? Would be quite festive!
canucksgirl3 years ago
seriously.... you ate this???
As for the chocolate comment...

Many cultures in South America as well as Mexico use chocolate (unsweetened) in their cooking. I have had fantastic meals of chicken and beef done in a spicy chocolate.

Fruit is a compliment to many meat dishes, however I am not sure of the sprinkles.

I would like to try before doing a whole turkey; to see if i like it as I hate waste.

Molé,,,,drool making
acullop3 years ago
I mean, we eat cranberry sauce and turkey (sweet and tart)...what's the difference? besides sprinkles...hahaha
dvivster3 years ago
I think it is meant to be funny, more "tongue in cheek " than an actual recipe. I think??? Not sure.
acardart3 years ago
What a vile thing to do to a Turkey, a waste of it's life really.
It doesn't look like my kind of thing, but if you eat it, it its life wasn't wasted. Injecting a turkey with italian dressing and deep-frying it doesn't look like my kind of thing either but a thousand rednecks can't be wrong!
Yes. Yes, we can. Really. As a card-carrying redneck, I must admit we CAN be wrong...
Well, if you're going to be wrong, at least be numerous!
Yes, if democracy teaches us anything, it's that you can screw up things a lot more effectively if you do so en masse...
I agree, bit it is very creative. Everything sounded edible until the munchkin stuffing, it just seemed very odd to me :/
romanreb3 years ago
Well, if you asked me to your house for Thanksgiving, I would dam' sure eat that turkey and brag on it, too.
You forgot to dunk the entire thing in chocolate.
Paula Deen always dips the whole thing in pancake batter and fries it before she puts on the chocolate and whipped cream. you need to think these things through.
I was going to write something about this..

But then saw instructables has a 'be nice' policy.
How about: What a lovely turkey! It's so life-like...
TendoQueen3 years ago
Oh, that's utterly fabulous. Hope you guys had an awesome Thanksgiving! :D
tdennis23 years ago
then again, many good foods are bad for you.
tdennis23 years ago
forgive me, but this sounds like death on a platter.
fledwidge3 years ago
Some people ask "why?" - instead I propose "Why not?". This is sheer genius.
lscott23 years ago
people candy yams, put all sorts of glazes on hams so this is no different. I guess the sprinkles is what really threw people. I would have skipped that part. Or come up with a different sprinkle.
teresajoy3 years ago
At first glance, I thought this was completely disgusting, but after reading the recipe, I'm starting to see where it might not be so bad..
That sounds disgusting....why would you ever think of doing this??
I;m with moonlitdancer on this one, that frankly is a ruin of a good turkey :(
WOW! THAT IS AWESOME. i dont know if i would eat it, but it is a pretty cool idea from an obviously creative mind. all the people that said things like:
"That sounds disgusting....why would you ever think of doing this??"
"What a vile thing to do to a Turkey, a waste of it's life really."
you are NOT complying with the "be nice" policy. just dont say anything.
Exocetid3 years ago
Looks like something one would serve at a dinner party after a showing of the Rocky Horror Picture show. Or, perhaps a dinner for a bunch of police friends.

Frankly, I think the concept is great and I would love to try a plate if I did not have to make it ;-)
Say What3 years ago
Any true Dunkin aficiando would know to use Bell's Seasoning as it is the New England tradition for seasoning for stuffing. Dunkin Donuts were born in MA, therefor you use Bell's. :-)
shonji753 years ago
why would you do this? WHY?!?
This is my question..... Wow.
Thurmond3 years ago
Does it taste like Chinese food?
SandySTC3 years ago
Okay, that's cool!
SandySTC3 years ago
I don't even want to think about this.
btutty3 years ago
I never thought it was possible, but this is just food blasphemy.
susanrm3 years ago
I love Step 2. It made me LOL.
LAWNMUSIC3 years ago
A meal fit for Buddy the Elf. However, brining it in the old Tidy Cats container might make it a little too "unwholesome" for me. JK ;0)
when i first saw this i thought it was a regular turduckin and wondered why there were sprinkles on it. but great 'ible btw looks awesome!
You sent my boyfriend into a rant about how Krispy Kreme is infinitely better.

Controversial! :D
lemonie3 years ago
I can't decide whether this is just plain wrong or art...

karossii3 years ago
A) looks . . . . interesting. I personally wouldn't like it, but I know those who would.

B) might want to consider a name change, as it currently brings to mind excrement based jokes quite readily.
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