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Here's where to get your doughnut fix this International Doughnut Day

Dominica Czaczka | June 4, 2021

Get ready to abandon your fitness regime and pad out your winter coat with the Gold Coast’s best doughnuts.

Not all heroes wear capes; somewhere along the way some genius decided to create a day dedicated to doughnuts and we can barely contain our excitement. FINALLY a day we can gorge ourselves on sugary creations and feel good about it because #supportinglocal.

We’ve rounded up a ‘hole lot of tasty options, so doughnut miss your opportunity support local this International Doughnut Day.

1. D Point Ten Donuts
1 Brygon Creek Drive, Upper Coomera

If themed treats are your weak spot, you’ll want to get your mitts onto some doughy deliciousness from D Point Ten Donuts. With almost ever flavour under the sun, you’ll find yourself umming and ahhing between red velvet, biscoff to jam-filled old faithfuls. They’ve also got locations in Southport and Broadbeach, so you’ve got no excuse to not hit them up.

2. Paddock Bakery
20 Hibiscus Haven, Miami

Trust us, the insta-famous baked goods at Paddock Bakery are worth the hype. Paddock owners Maya and Dion have hit a home run with perfecting these bad boys, dishing up doughnuts loaded with Nutella and oozing salted caramel goodness. They’ve even geared up for the holiday with a range of special themed doughnuts to satisfy your hunger.

3. Doughnut Time
2 James Street, Burleigh Heads

The OG location for epic doughnut creations, a trip to Doughnut Time calls for your stretchiest sweat pants. Think decadent Golden Gaytime inspired creations filled with honeycomb custard, Malteser encrusted masterpieces and sprinkles galore – you won’t be leaving empty handed that’s for sure! They even do donut dessert boxes if you’re willing to share.

semi-sourdough Doughnuts, filled with house made Raspberry Jam or Salted Caramel & Pretzel Cookie Crumb (@paddockbakery)



4. The Pastry Emporium
Campbell Street, Bundall

Slinging freshly baked goods from 6am daily, you’ll smell the heavenly scents from the Pastry Emporium before you’ve even walked in the door. Their classic sugar dusted filled balls of happiness are the ideal way to kick-start your Friday. Get them while they’re hot!

5. Flour of Life Bakery
22-32 Siganto Drive, Helensvale

If you’re vegan and dreaming of sinking your teeth into a plant-based product, you doughnut need to panic – Flour of Life Bakery has you covered. From glossy coated rings to a classic sugar-dusted wonders, this award-winning absolutely nails vegan treats.

6. Doughnut Boss
Pacific Fair, Broadbeach

Tucked away in The Fresh Food Markets at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre lies a sweet-tooth’s idea of paradise; Doughnut Boss. Serving up freshly made fluffy creations and epic doughnut freakshakes; our advice is to call it a day and just order a take-home box. Decorated with everything from Oreos to crispy Ferero-Rocher shells, Doughnut Boss is what Instagram dreams are made.

Doughnut time @freakyfeeds_adl

Homemade jam and custard donuts fresh this morning at @thevanburleigh