Doughnuts are one of Calgary’s favourite treats.
And with so many awesome local makers of our favourite round dough treats, how could they not be?
If you want to cram your doughnut hole with these doughy, deep-fried, filled, sprinkled, and sugary treats, here are 6 must-try doughnut shops in Calgary.
Jelly Modern offers artisan dipped and filled doughnuts to patrons which come in some seriously sophisticated flavours. Head to one our their locations and grab yourself a treat like a peanut butter cup, which is dipped in chocolate ganache, filled with peanut cream, and topped with some salted peanuts.
Address: Various locations in Calgary
This made-to-order doughnut maker has a minimum one dozen order size, but you can get them in full, medium, or mini size. Pretty Sweet makes their glorious doughnuts in a wide range of flavours like vanilla bean, raspberry, cinnamon toast crunch, bubblegum, champagne, and so much more. You might luck out and find this shop at some YYC events throughout the year.
Address: 536 42 Avenue SE
With no brick and mortar space, Mountain Rhino is an order only joint that specializes in gluten-free doughnuts. They make their doughnuts using a special house-blend gluten-free flour. You can order a dozen in assorted or you can pick your flavours which change weekly. Past flavours include chocolate ganache, white chocolate blueberry, and salted caramel.
ReGrub isn’t your typical doughnut shop, in fact, it’s actually hailed as a burger and shake joint but the jewel of their milkshakes are the delicious doughnuts adorning the top. Try the Donut Coocoo, which is a shake which is a shake topped with two full doughnuts and two mini ones.
Address: 625 11th Avenue SW
The cafeteria at this place is open six days a week and offers an Authentically Italian twist to this doughy delight. The Italian Store serves up simple and sweet sugar coated doughnuts which are perfect with a morning coffee.
Address: 5140 Skyline Way NE
This bakery has been around for more than 40 years and has been serving up doughnuts before they became so trendy. You’ll find a delicious assortment of these guys here including jellies, long johns, massive Texas doughnuts, and everyone’s favourite, doughnut holes.
Address: 19-3919 Richmond Road SW