After a long day of sightseeing in big and beautiful Austin, Texas, sometimes you need a sweet treat to help you get moving again. What’s a better snack and pick-me-up than a deliciously classic donut? Though not a food you’d necessarily associate with Texas, Austin features some of the best donut shops in the United States, pairing classic donut flavors with Southern flair and serving up contemporary and crazy new flavors that will shock and delight. Though there’s plenty of great options to choose from, here are four of the best donut shops that Austin has to offer!
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This proudly local indie bakery offers the best gourmet and classic donuts in Austin for sweet-treat lovers of all ages. Handcrafted from recipes designed by the genius shop owners, Angel Donuts offers all kinds of delicious donut flavors as well as a wide offering of vegan and plant-based options as well. House favorites include the chocolate peanut and the salted caramel old-fashioned donuts, though their maple bacon flavor also delights.
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This donut shop is designed for the night owl. If you’re ever wandering the streets and realize that you’re in desperate need of an immediate sugar high, you’ll want to head to Mrs. Johnsons Bakery in Austin, Texas. Open from 7:30 PM to noon the following day, this overnight bakery meets all your immediate donut needs, offering a variety of classic and fun flavors and other baked goods that will certainly satisfy your late-night sweet tooth craving.
The iconic Portland donut shops outpost in Austin offers outstanding specialty baked goods for all seasons. The menu ranges from cannolis and classic doughnuts to crazily (and even obscenely) shaped donuts and flavorings. If you’re looking for the best seasonal donuts in Austin, you should order the Dashing Pumpkin cake donuts. These donuts are filled with pumpkin spice to satisfy your cravings. In addition, the donut shop offers other options such as voodoo doll shaped donuts and donuts topped with cereal, bacon, and Oreos, and even a red chili pepper!
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The Israeli inspired street food vendor offers traditional sufganiyot, a powdery jelly doughnut packed with Turkish flavor and fillings. For people wanting to try a more exotic doughnut, visiting this Tel Aviv in Austin outpost will make for an exciting flavor combination and a fun trip to try international cuisine during your visit.
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