Got a sweet tooth? Dough-nut worry; everyone needs to loosen their belt buckles every once in a while. We never judge. In fact, if you’re looking for the best doughnuts in Hong Kong, we’ve got your back. No more running around the city looking for that sugar fix, just check out these must tries that we’ve found for you.
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Best doughnut spots in Hong Kong
Sometimes, all you want at the end of a long day is some fatty carbs and a Nutella-filled doughnut. Well, Dough Bros has got you covered. This takeout pizza shop may be tiny, but the menu is anything but. Aside from their delicious hand-rolled pizzas, Dough Bros makes its addictive doughnuts fresh to order and stuffs them with Nutella, custard, or jam while they’re still hot.
Feeling fancy? Go for these decadent doughnuts at the iconic cake shop in Mandarin Oriental. Quite the indulgent experience, Mandarin Cake Shop’s doughnut options range from plain to Boston cream ($30) to the strawberry doughnut sandwich ($30). If you really want to splurge, the cake shop’s patisserie menu is extensive enough to feed your sweet tooth for a month…and then some.
Opened by former Four Seasons Executive Pastry Chef, Grégoire Michaud, Bakehouse offers exceptional desserts that will always leave you wanting more. Its baked goods are handmade every day with fine flour from the traditional Suire Mill in France. The doughnut options are: chocolate hazelnut, vanilla custard, and raspberry jam – and they’re all absolutely delicious.
It must be good if it's literally in the name, right? J.CO’s famous doughnuts are not only fluffy, but they also melt in your mouth. Take the most satisfying bite from one of these cleverly-named doughnuts: Alcapone, Avocado DiCaprio, Berry Spears, Coco Loco, Don Mochino, Jacky Chunk, Meisisipi, and Tira miss u. And if these don’t tickle your fancy, they have many more flavours to choose from, too.
How far are you willing to go for doughnuts? Well, this will put that to the test. The Tai O Bakery certainly isn't as easily reached as many others on this list, but we promise a doughnut from this street stall is well worth the journey. Famous for its Chinese-style doughnuts, this bakery serves up freshly deep-fried treats every day. Never had a Chinese doughnut before? Think flavour, doughiness, and sugar. Lots of sugar.