This Little Connecticut Bakery Is Quietly Becoming The Capital Of Hand-Cut Donuts
If you have a sweet tooth then you know the power of a perfectly cooked donut to kick off your day. Sweet, round, and full of goodness, there’s no better breakfast treat. But we’re not talking about just any donut. Skip the drive-thru and head to this charming little bakery that is quietly becoming Connecticut’s capital of hand-cut donuts.
Located on the west side of Wallingford, Neil's Donuts is a tiny bakery that's been serving big flavors since 2001. Every morning the bake shop is bustling with customers willing to wait in line for their donut fix.
From glazed to filled and frosted to sprinkle covered, there are over 30 varieties of donuts made fresh every day. These hand-cut jewels are legendary to the locals and even draw customers from neighboring towns.
Each donut is hand cut and cooked and topped to perfection. They are
bigger than what you'll find in the chain stores and much more delicious.
Overly generous with fillings and toppings, the offerings at Neil's are a donut lover's dream. The vanilla buttercream-filled will satisfy
any sweet tooth.
Jelly-filled donuts are just as overloaded practically oozing with every scrumptious bite. The biggest problem with visiting Neil's is deciding which donut to choose!
Pair your purchase with a cup of coffee and you'll be fueled up for the entire morning. But a visit to this donut shop at lunchtime is hardly forbidden.
Neil's also has pastries, breakfast sandwiches, bagels, cookies, muffins, pies, and other heavenly offerings. Just remember that baked goods this tasty don't last long!
On weekend mornings, you can expect a line. But you won't regret the few minutes you might have to wait for these yummy hand-cut donuts.
Be prepared to purchase a dozen. Once you take a look at the choices, you'll definitely want to take a whole box home with you.
Neil's Donuts is open Tuesday - Friday from 6 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday from 6 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Sunday from 6 a.m. - 1 p.m. The shop is closed Mondays so the bakers can rest. Learn more by visiting their
. Address: 83 North Turnpike Road, Wallingford, CT 06492.
If you’re addicted to these round puffy pastries then grab some friends and head out on
Connecticut’s Donut Trail for a delightfully delicious day trip.
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