If they haven’t already, Ritual Doughnuts need to find their way onto your doughnut radar. Made with a signature brioche dough in a range of exciting flavours, Ritual Doughnuts are available at Blush Lane locations every Thursday morning, the Bridgeland Market Thursday-Saturday and Monogram Coffee shops Thursday & Saturday. Try their apple fritter! You won’t be sorry.
Ritual Doughnuts | Bridgeland Market | 1104 1st Ave. N.E. | ritualdoughnuts.com
Holy Cow Gelato
Nestled next to Vendome Café in the heart of Sunnyside, Holy Cow Gelato is fairly new to the doughnut scene having only opened its doors in November 2020. Come for the house-made doughnuts for sure, but stay for the freshly-churned gelato.
Holy Cow Gelato | 938 2nd Ave. N.W. | 403.719.1092 | holycowgelato.com
Made fresh daily, the supersized Texas Doughnut comes in three flavours: glazed, chocolate dip, and chocolate dip with sprinkles. These doughnuts have been selling out since 1995 so come before noon to get yours. Texas Doughnuts also make a popular school fundraising item. Schools can contact the bakery for more details.
Glamorgan Bakery | 19 – 3919 Richmond Rd. S.W. | 403.242.2800 | glamorganbakery.com
Jelly Modern Doughnuts
With three locations around the city including the Calgary Farmer’s Market, Jelly Modern has certainly made a name for itself as one of Calgary’s premier doughnut shops. Try their popular London Fog, Maple Bacon or S’mores doughnut. Jelly Modern also offers unique corporate and catering options.
Jelly Modern Flagship Store | 100 1414 8th St. S.W. | 403.453.2053 | jellymoderndoughnuts.com
Created by Head Chef Leslie Morrow of Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters, Hoopla Donuts are sold at all Phil & Sebastian locations. You can also pre-order for pickup or delivery online. Their most popular flavours are London Fog, Crème Brûlée and Death by Chocolate.
Hoopla Donuts | All Phil & Sebastian locations, including Chinook Centre at 6455 Macleod Tr. S.W. | 403.261.1885 | hoopladonuts.ca
A1 Cantina, Fonda Fora & Central Taps
Doughnuts are popping up on dessert menus at many Calgary restaurants. Try the cinnamon sugar or glazed doughnut at A1 Cantina, the churros at Fonda Fora or the fresh mini-donuts with blueberry lemon curd and powdered sugar from Calgary’s newest neighbourhood gathering place, Central Taps.
A1 Cantina | 829 49th Ave. S.W. | 403.454.8976 | a1cantina.com
Fonda Fora | 630 4th Ave. S.W. | 403.764.6260 | fondafora.com
Central Taps | 110 – 224 12th Ave. S.W. | 403.984.1698 | centraltaps.com
Frankie D’s Donuts
A day trip to the mountains for doughnuts? Why not? If you find yourself in Canmore, try to get your hands on one of the oversized doughnuts from Frankie D’s. Named after their beloved pup and founded in 2020 by Canmore couple Makaylah Rogers and Fia-Lynn Crandall, Frankie D’s Donuts is all about bringing community together one donut at a time. All doughnuts must be pre-ordered on their website and can be picked up on “Donut Day” at Tavern 1883. Donut Day varies and you must subscribe to be notified of upcoming pre-orders.
Frankie D’s Donuts | Side door at Tavern 1883 | 709 9th St., Canmore, AB | frankiedsdonuts.com