The seemingly simple food has unleashed a plethora of options: bacon, savory, cake, dough, sandwiches. No longer are donuts just for law enforcement and collecting dust in conference rooms. Now we are living in the golden age of donut delicacies and these are some of the shops in dallas who are creating some of Big D's best little d’s.
Jaram’s is a treasure chest of different donut flavors. From creme brule to gummy bear, to s’mores, this North Dallas donut shop puts just about every sweet you can imagine on top of their donuts (even Ferrero Rocher)! The creme brule donut looks shockingly delicate for having filled with cream, glazed and then put under a blow torch. These hefty babies are worth breaking the bank over. The display case here looks more along the lines of a french pastry shop than you run of the mill donught shop Pro tip: Bring company because these are big donuts and there is no way you are walking uot with just one.
This funky establishment is serving up even funkier donuts. The list includes flavors such as guiness walnut and strawberry jalapeno. However, they don’t have to rely on crazy flavors to draw the customers in. All of their donuts are crisp to bite into yet nice and moist on the inside. Pro tip: Pick some up on your way to Love Field
Looks can be deciving. This donut shop is tucked away in a strip mall, but is packing some of Dallas’ most flavorful donut bites. With Peace’stachio and the barbarian, the names here are almost as fun as getting to eat the donuts. Hypnotic led the way for creative donuts in Dallas, opening in 2010, when they saw that all the dallas donut shops lacked variety. Like a true millineal brand the whole thing started on social media, where James St. Peter, the founder would sell donuts and deliever them out of his Ford Expedition. The team then moved into an old pizza shop where they maintained their fun laid back attitude while continuing to make craft donuts Pro tip: Try the world class fried chicken sandwiches!
This donut shop doesn’t keep hours that are going to let you swing by on you way to work. Located among the bus streets of deep ellum, Glazed is where you go when you’ve been drinking all night and think a little sugar will easy your impending hangover. While the donuts here won’t help your liver, they are definitely worth a 1am visit for the glazed donut grilled cheese sandwich. All of those are words I like. When all of the other donut shops in town have closed, glazed has you covered. Pro Tip: Head over to LUCK to get a flight of Glazed donuts and beer the first Sunday of every month.
Head out to the suburbs for the most instagramable donuts in the metroplex. Sweet Daze in Richardson it only making beautiful donuts, they are putting them on top of shakes, cakes and topping them with ice cream.