It’s obvious as to why a classic donut is a perfect treat yourself kind of dessert or breakfast. Hand-held, super sweet, or slightly savory, the donut is the perfect dessert or meal (mainly at breakfast) to add some sweetness to your life. Whether you like to eat the donut plain, dip it or roll it in sugar, having a list of the best spots to get donuts in Austin is a must.
Here is our guide on where to find the very best donuts in Austin!
If you’re craving something out of the ordinary glazed donut, you need to go try Bougie’s gourmet ones! They’re unique and pair well with their finely crafted espressos.
To name a few flavors that are offered, they have Strawberry Homer, Lemon Lavender, Chocolate Bacon, and Cinna-dough.
If you’ve ever been on Rainey Street or strolling through the Domain, I can guarantee that you’ve seen Little Lucy’s pink food truck. This is truly the cutest place to go to whether it be by yourself for some dessert, with your gals, or on a date stroll. The mini donuts are made fresh to order and melt in your mouth.
Each of them comes wrapped in a little bag where you can choose from a huge list of flavors!
Voodoo Donuts is the perfect place to go for breakfast, dessert, or a late-night snack. They are known for being quirky, a little bit out of the norm, and the donut scene is no exception.
They offer a wide variety of unique donuts that you cannot get anywhere else. One example is the O Captain My Captain Donut, which is covered in vanilla frosting and Captain Crunch. A personal favorite. Another good one to try is the real voodoo doll which is filled with raspberry jelly, and topped with chocolate frosting and a pretzel “stake”.
Gourdough’s Public House is known for its extravagant doughnuts and doughnut-based sandwiches. They are truly one of a kind in which one needs to check out for the ultimate donut in Austin experience.
Just picture this, the Mother Clucker (included fried chicken and honey butter over a doughnut) and the Drunken Hunk (bacon-wrapped meatloaf, a fried egg, and bourbon- or cider-based barbecue sauce over a doughnut). How does that not sound absolutely delicious?!
Think brioche doughnuts and lots of rich flavors! That is exactly the kind of doughnuts that Lola’s strives to make. All of the donuts are proven to be delicious with a beautiful presentation. Guests can walk right up to the window and see all the available donuts.
They offer fun flavors such as Nutella chocolate brioche, Austin cream pie, strawberry cereal milk, and brown butter sea salt cruller. Those are just some of the flavors to name a few. One thing to keep in mind is that the menu does change every month, so definitely come back as a fun little surprise every month.
Donuts in Austin is a must. Whether you want it for dessert or a little treat yourself-pick me up. We hope with this list that you’re able to indulge and add a little sweetness to your day with the very best donuts in Austin.
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