Cleveland's favorite doughnuts shops offer unconventional and traditional, all around tasty fried dessert or breakfast food. We've narrowed down eight places to get those irresistible, heavenly confections.
Jack Frost Donuts
The original, yet always reinventing what a doughnut should be and taste like. Started in 1937, Jack Frost Donuts offers 200 varieties using traditional methods and unconventional ingredients such as Reese's Puffs, candy bars and fruit. With so many to choose from, the problem isn't whether there is one for you, but which one to choose!
Jack Frost Donuts | 4960 Pearl Road Cleveland, Ohio 44109
The Doughnut Pantry
At the Doughnut Pantry, they're not known for unique, over the top recipes but they do classics very well. Most doughnuts are under a dollar so it's a good excuse to grab a whole dozen!
The Doughnut Pantry:14600 Madison Avenue Lakewood, Ohio 44107
Poison Berry Bakery
Located on the up and coming street of Larchmere, this vegan bakery is baking up delicious vegan treats that include doughnuts and muffins. Their baked goods are so delicious you can't even tell they're vegan.
Poison Berry Bakery: 12210 Larchmere Blvd Cleveland, Ohio 44120
There's nothing quite like Brewnuts in Cleveland. Doughnuts infused with beer with a creative twist. This doughnut depot on Detroit Avenue offers a list of local craft beers on draft, perfect to pair with their ever-changing doughnut flavors. Get there early because they sell out fast!
Brewnuts: 6501 Detriot Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44102
City Girl Donuts
Recently opened in Rocky River, City Girl Donuts offers small-batch, yeast-raised doughnuts with unconventional flavors such as Cannoli-filled doughnuts and pumpkin brûlée.
City Girl Donuts: 20253 Lake Road Rocky River, Ohio 44116
Step inside this Polish-American shop for some authentic Polish desserts. Known for their famous Snoogle— a pastry that was created on accident but has since been trademarked. They are also well-known for their Bavarian cream-filled doughnut and glazed chocolate rings.
Kiedrowski's Bakery: 2267 Cooper Foster Park Road Amherst, Ohio 44001
Since 1946, this family-run business has been churning out some of the area's best doughnuts. From strawberry cream, yeast-raised doughnuts to cake doughnuts and everything in between, Becker's offers a wide-variety on a classic favorite.
Becker's Donuts: 22088 Lorain Road Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
Peace, Love and Little Donuts
This 1970s inspired doughnut shop will have your taste buds craving for these doughnuts and your head spinning because of all the options. The doughnuts are offered in three ways: groovy (little doughnuts with various toppings like ginger sugar and maple sugar), Far out frosted doughnuts ( include banana, lemon and mocha to name a few and lastly, Funkadelic with crazy, over the top toppings such as cherry cheesecake, Boston Cream Pie and Samoa.
Peace, Love and Little Donuts: 3786 Rocky River Dr. Cleveland, Ohio 44111
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