Can’t live without your donut fix? We’re here to help!
In the world of desserts, donuts typically fly under the radar, thanks to cakes, cookies, brownies and macarons hogging the spotlight. But if you’re a fan, you’ll know what it means to have your cravings satisfied by a particularly good treat. Looking for your next go-to spot? Donut worry, we’ve got you covered with the best donuts in Singapore.
Donut. Bomboloni. Cake donut. Beignet. This donut specialty shop has everything we crave, and we’re obsessed. Orders come in boxes of six, 20 and 25, with all sorts of assorted flavours. Think Nutella, peanut butter jam, creme brulee, pistachio ganache, cinnamon sugar, Milo Oreo cookie, strawberry cheesecake, raspberry chocolate… oh, we could go on forever!
Doughnut Shack, order online, #01-887, Blk 87 Whampoa Drive, Singapore 320087
Famous for its sammies and donuts, Korio aims to please with hearty comfort fare. First, fill up on grilled cheese, tuna melt and fried chicken brioche or sourdough sandwiches. Next up: Continue your #cheatday with fluffy donuts that are glazed, slathered with peanut butter and dark chocolate, coated with pandan and salted gula melaka, or filled with pistachio cream. Every bite is a delectable delight.
Korio, order online, #01-03, 135 Amoy Street, Singapore 049964
This iconic brand needs no introduction. Who can forget the craziness it caused when it first debuted its donuts in Singapore? Admittedly, the queues have since died down, but our love for Krispy Kreme never will. Besides the original glazed creations, you can’t go wrong with a sugar rush from cookies and cream, New York cheesecake, rocky road and speculoos cookie butter.
Krispy Kreme, multiple locations including Wisma Atria, Suntec City and VivoCity; available for delivery via GrabFood, Deliveroo and Foodpanda
Plain Vanilla may be known for doling out legendary cupcakes, but its brioche donuts have captured our hearts (and our stomachs). Made in limited batches, the sugar-coated, custard-filled creations are lovingly crafted in varieties such as dark chocolate Nutella, vanilla bean malt, coconut gula melaka, raspberry rose and cinnamon brown sugar.
Plain Vanilla, order online, multiple locations including 1D Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168641
With roots in Japan and branches across Taiwan, this donut joint is famous for being different – in a good way, of course. Every bite is chewy, pillowy and flavourful without going overboard on sugar levels. Small batches of donuts are made with utmost care, and each star familiar favourites such as Nutella and cream cheese alongside the locally-inspired kaya. Pre-orders usually get snapped up pretty quickly, so keep tabs on Haritts’ Facebook page for updates.
Haritts, order online, #01-08, Havelock II, 2 Havelock Road, Singapore 059763
Bakes by NY
From hobby to home baker business, Nazira Yunos’ bakes run the gamut of desserts from cookies and brownies to eclairs and profiteroles. Her donuts, overflowing with a variety of flavours like Nutella, salted caramel, cream cheese and even durian, will certainly leave you wanting more of that sugary perfection. Or you can go for broke with the supersized chocolate drizzle donut confection that feeds two to three.
Bakes by NY, order online
One of our fave quiet cafe hangouts, Curious Palette’s brunch grub and sandwiches are thoroughly satisfying – especially on lazy weekends. To add a sweet note to your meal, splurge on the box of six donuts with two of each flavour: candied bacon, salted espresso caramel and cinnamon twist. Calories be damned.
Curious Palette, order online, 64 Prinsep Street, Singapore 188667
Da Paolo Gastronomia
Giving the humble donut an upgrade, the crodo is a croissant and donut hybrid that blends the best of both realms. This buttery croissant pastry features flavours such as hazelnut chocolate, custard, cinnamon sugar and glazed sugar. You just can’t stop at one!
Da Paolo Gastronomia, order online, multiple locations including VivoCity, Paragon and Raffles City
You can’t have a list of the hottest donuts in Singapore and leave out this OG American brand. Some things are classic for a reason, which is why a box of goodies from Dunkin’ Donuts are just fab when your cravings hit. The options are endless, with variations of vanilla, berry, matcha, chocolate and cinnamon nibbles.
Dunkin’ Donuts, order online, multiple locations including Ion Orchard, Funan Mall and Jewel Changi Airport
Searching for donuts that cater to your allergies? You’ve come to the right place. Ice cream parlour Kind Kones dishes out gluten-free goods for those on a vegan diet. Baked instead of fried, the chocolate donut contains almonds, flax seeds, apple sauce, agave and pistachio toppings – a perfect pairing with a frosty scoop of your choice.
Kind Kones, order online, B1-27/K1, Forum The Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road, Singapore 238884
Puffs and Peaks
The mother-daughter duo behind this cosy bakery specialise in desserts such as fudgy brownies, chewy cookies and banana loaf slices. For your donut fix, choose between simple cinnamon ones or put in your pre-orders for chunky creations packed full of flavours like vanilla bean, matcha, hazelnut, lemon cream, taro and blackcurrant jam.
Puffs and Peaks, order online
Feeling peckish? Munch your way through donuts piped with generous fillings for an afternoon treat. Tiramisu, white chocolate, strawberry with rainbow sprinkles, Oreo cheesecake and avocado chocolate – these folks have it all.
J.Co, #01-78/79/K2, Paya Lebar Square, 60 Paya Lebar Road, Singapore 409051; available for delivery via Foodpanda or email [email protected]