Friday is National Doughnut Day – hooray!
The usually-by-the-dozen desserts are an affordable option at Safeway, Rosauers and Krispy Kreme, and they’re great – a dozen original glazed, anyone?
But for a more elevated (raised and glazed?) experience, here are seven spots in Spokane for delicious doughnuts:
Now in Spokane Valley after locations in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Ohio.
Details: 11519 E. Sprague Ave.; (509) 862-4391; https://amysdonuts.com
Pro tip: Look for themed doughnuts, from cereal to “The Simpsons.”
Bartlett’s Bakers Dozen Mini Doughnuts
At Riverfront Park or the Arena, these little donuts aren’t to be missed.
Details: Spokane Arena and various events; www.facebook.com/BartlettsBakersDozen
Pro tip: Ask for extra cinnamon or sugar.
Casual Friday Donuts
The name is Casual Friday Donuts, but the donuts can be enjoyed seven days a week.
Details: 3402 N. Division St.; (509) 328-1764; www.casualfridaydonuts.com
Pro tip: Check out the glazed croissants, apple fritters and maple bars.
A North Spokane institution, Donut Parade reopened in March to long lines.
Details: 2152 N. Hamilton St.; (509) 473-9870; www.facebook.com/donutparadespokane
Pro tip: Try the apple fritters and maple bars.
Hello Sugar celebrates the first anniversary of its Kendall Yards location this month.
Details: 419 N. Nettleton St.; (509) 868-0475; www.hellosugarspokane.com
Pro tip: Mini-doughnuts come in a rotating array of flavors, some with maple bacon or glittery pink frosting.
Mike’s Old Fashioned Donuts
A second stellar doughnut location in Spokane Valley? Yes, indeed.
Details: 9219 E. Sprague Ave.; (509) 926-7385; www.facebook.com/Mikes-Old-Fashioned-Donuts-111636098873595
Pro tip: Add bacon, please.
It’s classically new … and the donuts are created right in front of you.
Details: 10925 N. Newport Highway; (509) 315-9502; http://rdonuts.com
Pro tip: Fruit-filled is a must-order.
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