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There’s no business like
Family Dough Business.

Have a family recipe that could inspire Canada’s next great Tims donut? Step inside our online kitchen and whip up a donut that will win over our celebrity judges. This year, the top two donuts will be sold at Tims and Canada’s top donut will rise and win $10,000*.

Create Your Donut


$10,000 Grand Prize

Daily Draws for $50 Tim Cards**

The top two donuts will duel it out in restaurants for the entire country to enjoy.


Sophie Tweed-Simmons is a Fashion Designer, Model, Philanthropist, and Reality TV star featured in her family’s hit show, Gene Simmons: Family Jewels. Having founded a charitable organization in BC and bearing a maple leaf tattoo on her neck, she is committed to staying in touch with her Canadian roots. Next stop: helping to select Canada’s next favourite donut!

Joel Zimmerman, more commonly known as deadmau5, is not only a Juno Award-winning electronic music producer – he is king of the coffee run. When he’s not playing amazing live performances, you can find this native Canadian relaxing with a XL double double in hand. He’s looking to you for a life-altering donut to grab with his daily cup of Tims.

Jann Arden is a national gem. She is a multi-platinum, award-winning singer-songwriter, broadcaster, author and Tims fan to boot. This Canadian original is no stranger to the Duelling Donuts panel and is back in action to help crown this year’s champ – one delicious bite at a time.

Recipe to Success

1 Creation Stage

Create all the donuts you want until July 21. The more donuts you create and submit, the more chances you have of winning the $10,000 grand prize or Tims Gift Cards.

2 Judging Stage

Our panel of judges will choose 4 of their favourites and then Canada will vote and narrow it down to 2.

3 Voting Stage

Starting August 19, four donuts will compete for Canada’s votes online.

4 Duelling at Tims Stage

The final 2 donuts will go head-to-head in Tims restaurants and the donut that sells the most will rise to family fame and a $10,000* fortune!