Whether it’s bringing beignets or spearheading one of the most popular donut chains the country, Louisiana has a lot to add to the world of donuts. Here are 9 of the most amazing places in the state.
1) Donut Stop of Folsom
North of Lake Pontchartrain, this donut shop offers a wide variety of baked goods at very reasonable prices.
2) Shipley’s Donuts
A popular establishment since 1964, Shipley’s has been making donuts using the same recipe for over 50 years.
3) Meche’s Donuts, New Iberia
A New Iberia institution since 1988, Meche’s is known for their made-from-scratch donuts, kolaches, and king cakes when they’re in season.
4) The Buttermilk Drop Bakery, New Orleans
The name says it all with this favorite neighborhood spot that offers delicious buttermilk drops and other treats.
5) Café Du Monde, New Orleans
No trip to New Orleans is complete without a visit to this historic coffee shop that serves the legendary French donuts, beignets.
6) Meche’s Donut King, Lafayette
Not to be confused with Meche’s in New Iberia, this popular donut shop is known just as much for their king cakes as they are for their donuts.
7) Mr. Ronnie’s, Baton Rouge
These famous donuts offer a wide variety of options and flavors, including a range of cake donuts, coconut donuts, and much more.
8) Nelson’s Donuts, Lake Charles
A Lake Charles establishment, the donuts here are perfectly glazed and always fresh.
9) Southern Maid Donuts, Shreveport
A southern establishment with locations across the country, the original Southern Maid was founded in Shreveport in 1937 and still continues to impress. To make sure the donuts are HOT HOT HOT, go at 4pm.
Where’s your favorite place to get a donut? Let us know what you love in the comments below!