The best donuts in Brisbane and beyond
Cupcakes are so 2010. If you haven’t yet dived mouth-first into the latest craze in sweet treats, then allow us the pleasure of opening your eyes to the wonderful world of donuts.
Now we’re not talking about just any ol’ donut here, we’re talking about creations that the mere description of will make your mouth salivate… like maple-candied bacon, injectable gooey goodness, and glazed sweetness frosted with candies. Intrigued?
Do yourself a favour and check out the best donuts in Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast for yourself!
*WARNING: The following images may cause extreme hunger, excitement and perhaps some drool.
1. Chocolate-covered injectables
The Sunny Coast’s Sunshine Sunshine Espresso in Currimundi are famous for their colourful and creative, creamy injectable donuts – topped with your favourite choccies and treats. #drool
2. Nutella doughnuts
Would you like some doughnut with your Nutella? Doughnut Time sure ain’t skimpy on the filling. And did we mention they also do a salted caramel filling?! Check out their store in Fortitude Valley.
Psst… a Doughnut Time van is also due to hit Brisbane’s streets very soon. Hallelujah!
3. Maple-candied bacon and vanilla frosting
Love donuts? Love bacon? Now you can love them together with this mouth-watering creation by Sunshine Sunshine Espresso. It may seem a lil’ weird at first, but don’t knock it until you’ve tried it!
4. Peanut butter & jelly
The classic PB & J flavour with a (vegan) donut twist! Find them at Bake’s stall every Friday night at Brisbane’s West End Boundary Street Markets.
5. Raspberry cheesecake doughnuts
These doughnuts by Tome almost look too good to eat. Almost. Definitely worth a trip to the Sunshine Coast for these bad boys! Find them nestled in Ocean Street, Maroochydore.
6. Lemon meringue and Boston cream
The best of both worlds! Get the sweet taste of the Boston Cream and the tang of Lemon Meringue at Gramercy Coffee. Find them in Brisbane’s CBD on Edward Street.
7. Honeycomb & chocolate donuts
It’s like a Crunchie… but even better! A wave of gratitude to Nodo Donuts for stocking Brisbane cafes with these scrumptious, gluten-free, baked (not fried) goodies. Keep an eye on their Facebook page to see where and when you can find them.
8. Red velvet glazed doughnut
Oh Doughnut Time, you’re killing us!
9. Salted caramel pretzel cookie crumb
Filled with salted caramel goodness and topped with cookie crumbs, this delectable creation is brought to you by the brilliant people at Paddock Bakery! Check them out in Miami on the Gold Coast.
10. Passionfruit and white chocolate
Another brilliant creation by Nodo Donuts. A perfect go-to donut treat that isn’t too heavy but still packs some sweet, sweet flavour.
11. Salted caramel popcorn
12. Pistachio-crumbed doughnut
If you’re a fan of the nut then this donut is for you!
13. Hot cross donuts
What a beautiful hybrid! You’ve gotta love how Brisbane’s Flour and Chocolate have combined two great treats into one. Head to their patisserie on Wynnum Road in Morningside, presto!
14. White chocoreo injectable
P.S. Keep an eye on their Facebook page, you never know where the Kombi might be popping into next!
15. Belgium dark chocolate doughnuts with strawberries & gourmet jam with mixed berries
If they have fruit in them they must be good for you right?! You can enjoy these tasty treats by Divine Doughnuts every Saturday at Davies Park Market and every Sunday at Eagle Farm Markets in Brisbane.