Connecticut March 18, 2021
Take The Connecticut Donut Trail For A Delightfully Delicious Day Trip
Few words warm the heart more than, “I’m bringing donuts.” The thought of the soft, warm, deep-fried pastry often brings back fond memories. If there is any food Connecticut has loyalty to other than pizza and coffee, it’s donuts. Come along on the donut trail of Connecticut favorites and give them a try for yourself. Although, you may not want to try every shop all at once. You might end up with a tummy ache.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. Neil's Donuts, Wallingford
One of the largest donut shops in Connecticut, Neil's Donuts is famous for its fresh variety of donuts at a reasonable cost. If you need something a little more filling be sure to pick up one of their mouthwatering breakfast sandwiches and don't forget to grab an amazing cup of coffee to go.
2. Brooklyn Baking Company, Waterbury
The smell of this bakery is enough to get your stomach growling. Not only are these donuts delicious, but their unique flavors will make you feel like a kid. Get your tasty sugar rush here.
3. Young Buns Doughnuts, Mystic
When you're looking for different varieties and a little bit of heaven, you'll want to stop by Young Buns. These delicious donuts have fillings that will have you craving more.
4. Donut Crazy
Donut Crazy's six locations serve up fresh coffee and donuts daily. Not only will you find generously sized donuts, but you'll also find a generous staff who is willing to go the extra mile and make your donut trail experience one to remember.
5. Dottie's Diner, Woodbury
Dottie's has a long standing reputation as being a go-to breakfast haven. Not only will you find made from scratch donuts that are highly in demand, but you can enjoy a filling breakfast or lunch that is always served with warm service and a smile.
6. Flanders Donut & Bake Shop, East Lyme
Since 1972, Flanders has been baking the best donuts and pastries in Connecticut You'll come for the donuts and want to try the apple strudel, bagels, and more.
7. Luke's Donut Shop, Avon
When you're looking for cake-like donuts, Luke's is the place to go. You'll love flavors such as honey dipped, chocolate, and cinnamon. Even the plain donuts have a flavor that will make your taste buds happy.
8. Beach Donut Shop, Clinton
You'll find different kinds of donuts here. Not just the flavors, but the styles. You won't need to choose from cake-like donuts or a crispy, yet moist texture. Beach Donut Shop caters to your tastes.
9. Gerry's Donuts, Ellington
When you're looking for old-fashioned homemade taste you will love visiting Gerry's Donuts. Their creamy custard filled donuts are sure to become a tradition.
10. Dixie Donuts, Norwich
The worst part about Dixie Donuts is you won't be able to resist eating every donut you by. The homemade taste is delicious and addicting. Be sure to also pick up one of their cinnamon rolls to go. You won't regret it.
A special thank you to
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