Monday 22 July 2019

7 of Gloucestershire's most delicious doughnuts

From traditional jam treats to sweet creations, dive into SoGlos's round up of where to sample Gloucestershire's most delicious doughnuts – and we challenge you not to lick your lips!

The county may be home to the famous GCHQ Doughnut, but there are plenty of more delicious variants across Gloucestershire which deserve recognition.

Whether you’re a fan of classic jam, a seasonal special, or an indulgent sugar fest, feast your eyes on seven places to enjoy some of Gloucestershire’s most delicious doughnuts.


1. Baker & Graze


Located in The Suffolks area of Cheltenham, Baker & Graze is a hot spot for breakfast, brunch, lunch and coffees. A visit isn’t complete without sampling some of its baked goods, in particular its tempting doughnuts, with flavours such as chocolate mousse and honey comb; caramelised white chocolate and pistachio; and lemon curd with Italian meringue.


2. Pippin Doughnuts


Doughnut fans can get their fix with Pippin’s handmade treats, which are available to buy every Saturday at Stroud’s weekly Farmers’ Market. The unique fillings encompass regular flavours such as vanilla custard; lemon curd; and butterscotch with hazelnut; whilst seasonal specials include strawberries and cream, and lime and coconut.


3. Jane's Pantry

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Independent Gloucestershire bakery, Jane’s Pantry, has a number of outposts across the county that are perfect for grabbing a freshly baked treat on the go. The doughnuts are always innovative in design, from fun face doughnuts to amazing rainbow iced ring doughnuts.


4. Parson's Bakery


South West artisan bakery, Parsons, champions everything local, from its employees to its products, with its classic baked goods putting smiles on the faces of county cake lovers. Its sugary doughnuts are a highlight, promising all of the gooey jam goodness you’d expect.


5. Hobbs House Bakery


There are two Gloucestershire outposts where you can sample Hobbs House’s tasty treats, with award-winning breads and amazing cakes, along with decadent doughnuts. From brioche doughnuts filled with caramel flavoured custard and topped with honeycomb, to a jam-packed staple, the menu is sure to have you smacking your lips.


6. The Find

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Tucked away on Regent Street in Cheltenham, The Find is a coffee house selling tasty local delicacies. They offer a croissant-doughnut hybrid supplied by the Salt Bakehouse, which is based in Stonehouse. Although not strictly a doughnut, it is just as delicious. With past flavours including Eton mess, triple chocolate, and toffee popcorn, these ‘cronuts’ are sure to have you drooling.


7. Coffee #1

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With multiple stores across the county, including Tewkesbury, Gloucester and Stroud, Coffee #1 is a popular café hotspot. The cafés serve mini doughnuts which come in different flavours and make a perfect snack with a hot drink, and make a great treat for kids.


By Kathryn Godfrey

© SoGlos
Tuesday 04 September 2018

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