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8 Of The Most Indulgent Donuts Spots In Auckland

Megan Zara Walsh Megan Zara Walsh

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Time to indulge on some heavenly donuts!

Who doesn’t love a good donut? From classic to filled to customised…we should count our lucky stars for the epic places in Auckland that sells them. But, the problem is, how do we locate the best ones? Fear not, Secret have tracked down the eight best donut spots in Auckland, so all you need to worry about is chowing down on some of the finest donuts in the city. These are in no particular order by the way.

1. Grown Up Donuts

This spot has an ever-changing stuffed donut menu that will have your mouth watering. With an array of flavours, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Some highlights include vanilla cream with butterscotch, Belgian chocolate, matcha cream custard, raspberry cheesecake, blueberry and lime cheesecake and much more. There is also Vegan options available. What a treat!

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2. DOE Donuts

Expect creative and dreamy flavoured donuts at one of Auckland’s tastiest hand-crafted donut spots. You’ll surely appease your sweet tooth by opting for many of the unique stuffed or ring donuts such as black forest, tiramisu, apple pie, marshmallow and jam, bubblegum topped with sprinkles and much more. If that isn’t enough to spoil your senses, they even top the donuts with lashings and sweet treats.

📍 356 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021, New Zealand

3. Bluebells Cakery

Head to this boutique bakery for some old schooled droll-worthy donuts. Opt for their famous doughy long donuts for a pleasurable taste experience. Some menu delights include the classic cream, raspberry jam, salted caramel, just to name a few. The photo above is enough to make your tummy rumble. Excitingly, they even cater for birthday parties if you need to feed a crew.

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4. Scratch Bakers

Get your donut fix at this spot which is known for creating some of the most epic hand-crafted and unique donuts in the city.  Devour one of the many diverse flavours which include gooey donuts like chocolate espresso and glazed ring donuts such as pink blackberry. These donuts go down a treat after a hearty brunch or coffee.

📍 5 Graham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand


5. Rude Boy Deli

Indulge on some of Auckland’s most delicious, creamy and long stuffed donuts. Think large dough filled with plenty of cream, sweet treats and sauces like raspberry jam dripping from the top. Definitely, one of the most scrumptious bakeries in Auckland. Just head to their Instagram feed for the greatest food porn.

📍 34 Sale Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

6. The Pie Piper

Why not purchase a box of the most diverse mini donuts or large donuts at this lush bakery. Expect a variety of gourmet filled donuts such as Boston cream, peanut butter chocolate, vanilla sprinkles, cookies & cream, banoffee and plenty other seasonal fixes. Watch out for the limited edition donuts which are usually next level in Auckland.

📍 3/321 Karangahape Road, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

7. Mamas Donuts

The heavenly donuts here will give you the most memorable tasting experience. Hand rolled and fried in a light and fluffy dough base, you can expect appeasing flavours like stuffed blueberry custard, classic caramel nut ring donut, passionfruit dream, chocolate hazelnut, just to name a few. They even cater for vegan and low gluten dieters. For some extra indulge, order a box of twelve and share with friends.

📍 173a Archers Road, Hillcrest, Auckland 0629, New Zealand

8. Southern Maid Donuts

This 5-star spot offers some delicious Auckland donuts, with hundreds of flavours, and caters large dessert platters and donut boxes upon request. Think cookies and custard, coffee crumble, cinnamon glazed, just to name a few. Wonderfully, you can opt for a small donut box of just six or the maximum of 96 donuts for large parties. Want to learn to make them at home? No problem, send the kids to their exclusive donut-making class. Purchase your online now via the Southern Maid Donuts Online Form.

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