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9 Best doughnut shops in Birmingham

Doughnuts! Donuts. Do-nuts. Who cares how you spell them as long as you can eat them!

Who doesn’t love dough that’s deep fried to delicious perfection?

This sweet snack is typically ring-shaped or without a hole, and often oozing with a decadent filling. From sugared icing and sprinkles to cookie pieces and candy, there’s a doughnut for everyone.

Whether you love traditional yeast doughnuts or cake doughnuts, you can’t go wrong with treat from one of these 9 doughnut shops in Birmingham.

Yo Yo Donuts

Yo Yo Donuts

Not only are the doughnuts at Yo Yo Donuts one of the best shops in Homewood, their staff is friendly and inviting! These fried bites of heaven are so pretty that you can’t help but get excited to eat them. Once you do eat them…AMAZING!

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Heavenly Donut Co.

The Heavenly Donut Company

The name suits the doughnuts here! One bite of these handmade doughnuts and you will be in Heaven. Not only can you visit this donut shop, but you can check out their food truck around Birmingham. But, hurry! They go fast!

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Shipley Do-Nuts

Shipley Do-Nuts

Shipley “do-nuts” will melt in your mouth. Literally. There’s so many delicious options to choose from, but folks rave over their Kolaches. Bring a dozen Shipley’s (or two!) to the office and you’ll be the hero of the day.

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Hero Doughnuts

Hero Doughnuts

These doughnuts are not like the others? Why? They are made Brioche-style! They sell out fast, but the good news is that you can pre-order a random assortment of flavors.

Locations

You can find Hero Doughnuts at Pepper Place Market (if you get there early enough!) and several local coffee shops. Check out their website for info on where to find them!

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Magic City Daylight Donuts

Magic City Daylight Donuts

These are some of the freshest doughnuts in the Magic City! This shop makes a huge variety of doughnuts and sweet pastries that are made fresh daily. Each item is hand crafted by their dedicated bakers and is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and bring a smile to your face.

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Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts

It might be a chain doughnut shop, but the doughnuts here are OFF THE CHAIN! Our personal favorite is the blueberry Munchkins donut holes! They are the perfect, poppable treats to share with others! While you’re there, get a cup of freshly brewed iced coffee to get energized and ready to go.

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Krispie Kreme

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Krispie Kreme is known for their melt-in-your-mouth original glazed doughnuts. You take a dozen of these to your office and you will score some serious brownie…err…doughnut points! That’s not the only flavor they have. You can get everything from Reese’s peanut butter and pumpkin spice to New York cheesecake and blueberry doughnut holes.

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Pops Donuts

Pops Donuts

Some fans of this shop swear these doughnuts will blow you away with their deliciousness. The apple fritter and doughnut holes are crowd pleasers here. Satisfy your doughnut craving at Pops, and please share some with us!

Donut Joe's

Donut Joe's

You can literally come to DJ’s in your PJ’S! That’s right, on Saturdays head on over to Donut Joe’s in Gardendale in the comfort of your pajamas – with your kiddos in tow! They have a variety of doughnuts so there’s a flavor for everyone.

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So now the tough decision. Which one will you visit first?