Although I am not a huge donut fan, there are some unexpected days when I suddenly crave a deliciously good donut. On those days, I never know where to go; so I asked some people for recommendations for the best donuts in the Metro, and turned it into a listicle in case you guys need help, too.
20 Places to Get Donuts That You Will Love a Hole Lot
20. Donut Boy PH (@donutboyph)
Donut Boy’s PH donuts are perfect for merienda, parties, and as sweet treats any time of day (we don’t judge!). They also add new flavors every now and then, so make sure to check their Instagram account often.
19. Chocolanay Manila
Photo from Chocolanay Manila’s Facebook page.
For ultimate chocolate lovers, Chocolanay Manila offers triple chocolate donuts that originated all the way in Cebu. With chocolate fillings, chocolate glaze, and chocolate streusels; it’s every chocoholic’s dream come true.
18. Pandonut MNL (@pandonutmnl)
Love freshly baked mini donuts? You can get them from Pandonut MNL at only 99 pesos a dozen. They even have different flavors for you to choose from: Sugar, Cinnamon, and Cookies and Cream.
17. Doughy Goodies (@doughygoodies)
Doughy Goodies offers delicious homemade donuts. Take your pick from their available toppings: Sugar, Caramel Yema with Almonds, Peanut Butter, or Chocolate.
16. Bake.d (@itsbake.d)
Have you ever had banana donuts before? Bake.d specializes in these delicious treats, which are baked not fried. Choose from Homemade Cream Cheese or Dark Chocolate Banana Donuts and discover what all of the fuss is about today!
15. Arina Sweets Shop (@arinasweetsshop)
Arina Sweets Shop is a fan of fusing together deliciousness. For their donuts, they have the Donut de Coco, which is a fusion of traditional pan de coco and a doughnut. They use a whole wheat milk bun, pan de coco filling, doughnut glaze, and coconut toppings. Interesting, huh?
14. 1670 Union (@1670union)
1670 Union’s Dip Doughnuts are an absolute must-try! Get a pack of 9 doughnuts and choose your dip from Original Glaze, Lemon Glaze, Butterscotch, Milk Tea, Milky Sugar Dust, and Chocolate Ganache. You can even order extra dip for only 25 pesos! Dip away!
13. Bobba Donuts MNL (@bobbadonutsmnl_)
Photo by @theeironchick from Bobba Donuts MNL’s Facebook page.
Milk tea lovers, Bobba Donuts MNL is here to bring together two of your favorite things: milk tea and donuts. Yes, they are exactly what you think they are: milk tea donuts with pearls inside. I kid you not!
12. Bakes by Joanna (@bakesbyjoanna)
Bakes by Joanna offers doughnuts in different flavors. You can mix and match your favorite flavors per dozen, and you can even add sprinkles on them if you want. 🙂 You can also stack them up and turn the doughnuts into a birthday cake as seen above! How creative is that?
11. Weirdoughs PH
Weirdoughs PH offers a unique menu with a wide array of flavors you need to check out. Ranging from 30 pesos to 45 pesos a pop, there is a cornucopia of colorful choices available here aside from their Sugar and Plain Weirdoughs. Plus, all of their doughnuts have a vegan version! Their latest upcoming additions are filled donuts in the form of Blue Raspberry, Maple, Grape, and Sakura.
10. Lola Nena’s (@lolanenas)
Love cheese donuts? Then you need to check out Lola Nena’s. At only Php120 for a box of 6 donuts (with cheese inside!), you’ll find yourself ordering more. Their Old-Fashioned Cheese Donuts aside, they also have Toasted Siopao and Pichi Pichi to satisfy your cravings.
9. CADEN Handcrafted Donuts (@cadensweetconcepts)
Photo from CADEN Handcrafted Donuts’ Facebook page.
While donuts should be delicious more than anything, it doesn’t hurt to have them look great, too. While all of their donuts look absolutely GORGEOUS, CADEN Handcrafted Donuts also offers customized donuts, like pandas. Too cute!
8. Pufft Doughnuts @pufftdoughnuts
Photo from Pufft Dougnuts’ Facebook page.
We love the unique doughnuts at Pufft. Aside from their doughnuts with vanilla cream and their doughnuts with strawberry jam, they’ve also got Caramel Cream Doughnuts topped with Honeycomb and Milk Chocolate Ganache-filled Doughnuts with salted caramel sauce. They make fudgy Belgian brownies, too. Pictured above is their Ube Halaya Cream with Merengue-filled Doughnuts, which will be available starting on June 6, 2020.
7. Flour Jar Manila (@flourjarmanila)
Flour Jar has been supplying desserts since 2014 – a true testament of how delicious their fare is. The donuts to try at Flour Jar are the malasadas. These donuts are holeless, deep-fried, rolled in sugar, and filled with delicious ingredients. Check out their Fresh Coconut Haupia, Chocolate Haupia, and Ube Haupia flavors as seen above.
6. Green Bar (@greenbar_cafe)
Photo from Green Bar’s Facebook page.
If it’s vegan donuts you’re looking for, Green Bar has got you covered. From simple original glazed donuts to lemon matcha, chocolate crispies, and vanilla almond donuts; these plant-based babies are sure to become your new best friends.
5. Buns & Bros
Their handcrafted burgers aside, Buns & Bros offers donuts, too (in case you didn’t know). You can even celebrate your birthday by getting a Buns & Bros Birthday Donut Cake to go with their burgers as seen above. How perfect is that?
4. Bungalow Cafe (@bungalowcafe)
Bungalow Cafe’s doughnuts are a sight for the eyes! Check out their Hokkaido, Ube Halaya Flan, Lemon Cream, and Double Chocolate flavors above. It’s impossible not to drool at the mere sight of them.
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And now here are the top 3 places to get donuts that you will love a ‘hole’ lot:
3. 8 Baker Street (@8bakerstreet)
8 Baker Street creates handmade and beautifully delicious donuts that everyone will love, especially kids. They’ve got donuts so cute, they’ll definitely deserve a spot on your Instagram feed. They also come up with themed donuts for different holidays in case you want to surprise a loved one on a special day. (And did we mention they’re delicious?)
2. Cello’s Doughnuts and Dips (@cellosdoughnuts)
Photo from Cello’s Doughnuts and Dips’ Facebook page
A lot of people have been raving about Cello’s Doughnuts and Dips – and for good reason. Aside form being utterly delicious, they can also make donuts that spell out messages – perfect when you want to send someone a sweet message during these trying times!
1. Poison Coffee and Doughnuts (@poisondoughnuts)
Poison Coffee and Doughnuts offers sourdough-brioche doughnuts and wild flavors you absolutely need to try, like Champorado, Fresh Blueberry Glaze, and Pili Glaze. You definitely won’t go wrong with any of them. Read more about Poison Coffee and Doughnuts here.
What’s your favorite place to get donuts in the Metro? Did we miss any good places?
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