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10 Metro Detroit Donut Shops to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

June 4, 2020

National Donut Day is June 5! Treat yourself with a decadent treat from one of these Metro Detroit-based shops

By Chelsie Dzbanski

Donut Bar + Coffee

29039 Southfield Rd, Southfield

 856 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy

Donut Bar + CoffeeVia @food.with.sass

Don’t expect to find an average old chocolate donut at Donut Bar + Coffee. These homemade, artisan treats are made from scratch every day with the freshest, most unique ingredients. Explore their “daily donuts” menu that offers 50+ flavors, including salted caramel and fruity pebbles. The best part: they deliver!

Donut Cutter

28173 Woodward Ave, Berkley

Donut CutterVia @donutcutter

Families and fans from near and far flock to this old-school neighborhood staple that opens at 4 a.m! Enjoy amazing donuts made fresh daily, from classic selections like glazed and chocolate-frosted to more adventurous options like cherry and s’mores. Plus, you can’t beat the great prices!

Holy Moly Donut Shop

201 Eight Mile Rd, Detroit

 20301 W Seven Mile Rd, Detroit

16196 Telegraph Rd. Detroit

Grand Blvd 2699 Grand Blvd, Detroit 

Holy Moly Donut ShopVia Holy Moly Donut Shop Facebook

Holy Moly Donuts is more than just a delicious donut shop. With menu offerings including cookies, brownies, ice-cream sandwiches and more, you can satisfy your sweet tooth with a variety of options. Plus, you can build your own donut! Choose from over 30 toppings and create a one-of-a-kind treat.

Dutch Girl Donuts

19000 Woodward Ave, Detroit

Dutch Girl DonutsVia Dutch Girl Donuts Facebook

Very little has changed at Dutch Girl Donuts since it opened in 1947, including the shop’s traditional recipe. This nostalgic Detroit donut destination features only the classics on its menu — glazed, custard filled, jelly filled, etc. Stop by a legendary cake donut and make sure to get there early before they sell out!

Apple Fritter Donut Shop

741 E 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale

Apple Fritter Donut ShopVia Apple Fritter Donut Shop Facebook

This family-owned-and-operated donut shop in Ferndale specializes  in — you guessed it — apple fritters! Enjoy flavors ranging from traditional to unique (maple-bacon apple fritter, anyone?) along with homemade donuts, cinnamon rolls, danishes, muffins and more.

Daily Dozen Doughnuts

13599 E 9 Mile Rd, Warren

32701 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak

11331 15 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights

Daily Dozen DoughnutsVia @dailydozendoughnuts

What was once a boarded-up gas station is now a bustling donut shop! Family owned and operated, Daily Dozen Doughnuts offers limited runs of speciality flavors using the finest ingredients. Try creations like coconut custard, strawberry moon rock and Michigan cherry. If you have a craving for something that you don’t see on the menu, ask and they will do their best to make it for you!

Knapp’s Donut Shop

500 N Main St, Rochester

6057 Rochester Rd, Troy

Knapp's Donut ShopVia Knapp's Donut Shop Facebook

Knapp’s Donut Shop is a family-friendly, mom-and-pop-style shop that’s been attracting donut lovers for years. Known for their cream donuts, delicious apple fritters and bagels, Knapp’s makes all its offerings fresh daily.

Avon Donuts

45324 Woodward Ave, Pontiac

Avon DonutsVia Avon Donuts Facebook

Family owned for 30+ years, Avon Donuts focuses on making gourmet donuts the old fashioned way — with no trans fat and 100% vegetable oil. Avon  is known to regularly sell out its most popular donuts on a daily basis. Enjoy classics  along with speciality flavors including maple bacon, glazed blueberry cake and the shop’s most popular, honey glaze.

Dilla’s Delights

242 John R St, Detroit

Dilla's DelightsVia @dillasdelights

In memory of his nephew — the legendary hometown hip-hop producer J. Dilla — Herman Hayes opened Dilla’s Delights in 2016. As a chef and a baker for his entire career (donuts were his speciality!), Herman now shares his knack for decadent donuts with the Detroit community. Enjoy daily mouthwatering creations and delicious vegan options!

Donutville U.S.A.

14829 Ford Rd, Dearborn

Donutville U.S.A.Via Donutville U.S.A. Facebook

What goes together better than donuts and coffee? Family owned Donutville U.S.A. in Dearborn offers hand-cut, New England style donuts and  100% Colombian supremo coffee. Enjoy a variety of flavor options including honey dipped, red velvet and more.

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