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What Mindy's, Glazed, Molly's, Jeni's, and Hoosier Mama Go Through Every Month

A by the numbers look at five of Chicago's best doughnut, cupcake, pie, hot chocolate, and ice cream spots

Glazed & Infused goes through a lot to make its doughnuts
Glazed & Infused goes through a lot to make its doughnuts
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Ever wonder how much food a successful restaurant goes through on a monthly basis? Hint: it's a lot. For Sweets Week, we went behind the scenes at Glazed & InfusedHoosier Mama Pie Co.Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, Mindy's Hot Chocolate and Molly's Cupcakes to gather some intel. Here are the numbers.

Glazed & Infused on an average month:

  • 75,000 doughnuts
  • 25,000 pounds of dough
  • 17,800 pounds of flour
  • 7,000 pounds of soy oil
  • 900 pounds of bacon
  • 800 pounds of chocolate
  • 430 pounds of butter
  • 360 gallons of milk
  • 300 pounds of eggs
  • 10 gallons of vanilla paste 
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    Hoosier Mama Pie Co. on an average month:
  • 7,500 pies
  • 5,000 pounds of dough
  • 4,000 pounds of flour
  • 2,800 pounds of butter
  • 2,600 pounds of sugar
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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams on an average month:

  • 8,028 waffle cones
  • 3,100 scoops of brambleberry crisp
  • 550 ice cream sundaes
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Mindy's Hot Chocolate on an average month:
  • 5,500 cups of hot chocolate
  • 12,000 marshmallows
  • 10,000 cookies
  • 400 quarts of ice cream
  • 3,000 pounds of chocolate
  • 6 gallons of vanilla extract
  • 10,000 pounds of flour
  • 8,000 pounds of sugar
  • 12,000 eggs
  • 850 pounds of butter
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Molly's Cupcakes on an average month:
  • 35,000 cupcakes
  • 1,920 pounds of frosting
  • 850 pounds of chocolate
  • 1,900 pounds of flour
  • 3,500 pounds of sugar
  • 9,200 eggs
  • 160 gallons buttermilk
  • 90 gallons whole milk
  • 1,440 pounds butter

Mindy's Hot Chocolate

1747 N Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647 773 489 1747

Molly's Cupcakes

2536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614 (773) 883-7220 Visit Website

Hoosier Mama Pie Co.

1618 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 (312) 243-4846 Visit Website

Glazed & Infused

939 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 (312) 226-5556 Visit Website

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

3657 North Clark Street, , IL 60613 (773) 666-5490 Visit Website

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