Rochester MN Guide to Donuts

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donut dayIt’s a Donut Holiday!

June 4 is National Donut Day!  (traditionally celebrated the first Friday in June). Donut Day was first celebrated in 1938 as a way to commemorate Salvation Army volunteers who provided donuts to those serving in World War I and II.

Below is a round-up of all the local places you can find donuts.  We *tried* to be thorough.  If we missed your favorite spot, let us know by emailing us at: info@rochestermom.com. Happy donut day!

This guide last updated on September 23, 2021

 


Drift Dough

Drift Dough daily dozen

Drift Dough is Rochester MN’s newest donut shop and believe us…it does NOT disappoint.  With regular rotation flavors such as toasted coconut, fruity pebbles, cookies & cream, Stroopwafel, lemon poppy seed, and chocolate whopper Nutella, you can rest assured this will be a donut adventure!  They also have classic flavors such as vanilla sprinkle, cinnamon sugar, and more.  One special thing to note is that they also offer gluten-free and vegan offerings.    Keep your eye out for seasonal flavors…this spring its Bluebarb (Blueberry/Rhubarb with mascarpone icing).  BRB…headed on a donut run!

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Roasted Bliss Bakery

Started in December 2019, Roasted Bliss was founded on the belief that a gourmet beverage and pastry is the cornerstone to quality time with friends, family, and community. Roasted Bliss offers gourmet coffee, pastries, and dessert cakes and brand new in September 2021 – DONUTS!

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Dunkin’ Donuts

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Hy-Vee

It’s easy to love Hy-Vee for a lot of reasons…add donuts to the list! Frying up donuts fresh daily, they have the biggest selection in town.  We recommend their classic glazed old fashioned donut.

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Kwik Trip

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Folks, if you are in a real donut pinch…do not forget the Glazers.  We might even go as far as to say these tasty glazed confections at a ridiculously low price far surpass our expectations of a convenience store donut.  This is a perfectly acceptable donut option in our book!

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Northwoods Orchards

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Lucky for us, the fall isn’t the only time we can score these delicious donuts!  Northwoods Orchards serves up their delicious homemade donuts each Saturday at the Farmers Market These are the perfect Saturday morning treat for your kiddos while you browse the market.

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 Otto’s Bakery

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Just a short drive west to Byron, Otto’s is the very definition of a Mom and Pop bakery.  You walk in to cases of baked goods as well as loaves and rolls lining the top.  When we visited, Grandma helped us and you could hear kids playing and having a grand time in the back. Otto’s also specializes in Rosettes in honor of their Norwegian heritage.

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Sweet House Bakery

Sweet House is the newest bakery in town! Located directly across from St Marys Hospital, Sweet House offers all kinds of incredible, delectable treats including fresh donuts every morning.

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Where’s your favorite spot to get donuts?

 

 

 

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