Cold weather is upon us, which may have you craving calorie-filled comfort foods. Donuts are one of the most classic comfort foods and we have plenty of places to get them here in Maryland. Listed below are 12 of the the most delectable donut shops in the state, all of which will have you drooling like Homer Simpson.
1) Krumpe's Do-Nut Shop, Hagerstown
Krumpe's may have odd hours of 7pm to 2am, but that's what makes them unbelievable. They know donuts are good any time of day, especially when freshly made. This is their current donut of the month. You can check out their website
2) Fractured Prune, various locations
Fractured Prune can be found at a few locations throughout Maryland, but is most well-known for their Ocean City shops. Their glazes are out of this world, making it the perfect place to treat yourself to a sugary breakfast while on vacation.
Fractured Prune Website
3) Donut Shack, Severna Park
Located on Ritchie Highway, the Donut Shack has the best old-fashioned donuts you'll ever have the pleasure of eating. Some may say they're addicting, and I don't disagree.
4) Paradise Donuts, Bel Air
Paradise Donuts is known for their creative flavors. Make sure to get to the shop early, so you can choose your favorites before they're gone! Click
to check out the menu.
5) Arundel Donuts, Glen Burnie
Even donut snobs agree that Arundel Donuts are delicious. They also have the best apple fritters you'll ever have the privilege of tasting.
6) DeVage's Subs & Donuts, Salisbury
Along with subs and sandwiches, this little shop also makes homemade cake donuts. Pictured here is their Orioles-themed variety, which they call O's donuts.
7) Laurel Tavern Donuts, Laurel
These melt-in-your-mouth donuts are to die for. Though this shop looks super tiny, that only proves that some of the best things come in the smallest packages.
8) Carlson's Donuts, Severn
Locals rave about Carlson's for their soft, fresh donuts. Careful, once you go you'll want to come back again, and again, and again...
9) Donut King Cafe & Deli, Kensington
This cafe and deli strives to use only local ingredients including free range eggs and milk. For more information you can find their website
10) Hoehn's Bakery, Baltimore
This German-style bakery is full of unique treats, including their honey dips, pictured here. To read more about the shop, visit their
11) Carlson's Donuts & Thai Kitchen, Annapolis
Donuts and Thai food may seem like an odd combination but it works for this place. Head there in the morning for amazingly fresh donuts, and grab delicious Thai food for lunch and dinner. Visit their website
12) Krispy Kreme, Rockville and Gambrills
And finally, I can't end this list without adding the spectacular taste of a hot light donut from Krispy Kreme. The hot light at these shops tells you that a batch of donuts has JUST finished, and its warm, flaky softness is ready for your consumption.
Well, so much for that New Year’s resolution. Are there any other places to get great donuts in Maryland? Let me know down below!