Top 5 doughnuts in the Twin Cities

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Just say yes
Few foods on earth are as glorious and as worthless as the doughnut. Even pizza has some nutritional value, but a doughnut is strictly about the endorphin rush of dough, sugar, and grease. Though they are manna to sugar fiends, doughnuts can be hard to come by in the Twin Cities in the absence of major national chains.

Word is that Dunkin' Donuts will soon be blitzing.Minnesota with more than a hundred outlets of its decent if not spectacular sugar bombs, and the company's food truck showed up recently at Taste of Minnesota dispensing its highly touted coffee.

But the confection's rarity in Minnesota makes the payoff all the more pleasurable. We have several shining examples of homegrown doughnuts in the Twin Cities. Here is our list of the Top 5.

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5. Raised doughnut at Mel-O-Glaze Bakery
Raised doughnuts are usually considered the ugly stepchildren of the fried-dough world--always the last ones left in the box at the end of every business meeting. Not so at Mel-O-Glaze, which somehow imbues its raised glazed with an ethereal lightness, a subtle vanilla richness, and a generous icing that makes them the equal of every other doughnut in the dozen.

Location Info

Chef Shack

Mill City Farmers Market, 704 S. Second St., Minneapolis, MN

Category: Restaurant


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