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18 Bakeries With The Best GOURMET Donuts In Singapore

Brioche donuts, sourdough donuts, bombolinis – you name it, these are the best donuts in Singapore.

There’s a thriving donut scene in Singapore you don’t want to miss out on.

Bored of the usual commercial donuts like Dunkin Donuts and J.CO? We’ve got the best donuts in Singapore for you to try. It seems like everyone is trying to get it on the donut game, which is good news for us. From traditional glazed, oozing fillings, and rich flavours – there’s something for everyone.

Here are 18 bakeries to find scrumptious donuts in Singapore.

1. Sourbombe Artisanal Bakery

You may have seen this all over your Instagram feed, and for good reason. Say hello to Singapore’s first artisanal sourdough bombolini – a hybrid between sourdogh and Italian bombolini. Think light and pillowy with unique flavour combos like rich Basque Burnt Cheescake, Lavendar and Lime Mascarpone, and the OG classic Cinnabombe.

You’ll need fast fingers to online order, or pre-order before visiting its new store along Penang Road, as these Sourbombes fly off shelves in seconds. You can get a Seasonal box of 3 ($15.50), OG box of 6 ($29) or a Signature box of 9 ($44). Honestly, you might as well go all out and order the Signature box, the wait is worth it.

Sourbombe Artisanal Bakery
Address: 9 Penang Rd., #02-03, 238459
Tel: 9363 3351
Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Tues. to Sun.)

2. Nassim Hill Bakery Bistro Bar

A popular brunch spot, but have you tried Nassim Hill’s signature brioche donuts? All their baked goods and donuts and freshly baked daily. Sauces and fillings, such as kaya and chocolate cream, are also made in-house from scratch! So you can expect fresh donuts every time. You can get a box of 4 for $14. Tip: Pre-order ahead of time (around a week, even!) if you’re in need of these sweet treats for an event.

Nassim Hill Bakery Bistro Bar
Address: 56 Tanglin Rd., #01-03, 247964 / 1 Killiney Rd., Level 2, 239518
Tel: 6835 1128 / 8339 5368
Opening hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Tues. to Sun.) / 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Tues. to Sun.)

3. Burnt Ends Bakery

Want a change from steak at Burnt Ends? You’ll be happy to know that Burnt Ends has a delicious bakery filled with seriously addicting brioche donuts. Try out the Milo Dinosaur donut, filled with milo cream and topped with a milo biscuit dusted with milo powder. Or savour the Pandan donuts with coconut glaze topped with desiccated coconut. In any case, go for classic options like vanilla cream and Nutella for your sugar fix. These donuts come in a box of 12 (from $39) , or box of 6 (from $18).

Burnt Ends Bakery
Address: 20 Teck Lim Rd., 088391 (Pickup location on Level 3)
Email: bakery@burntends.com.sg
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Tues. to Sun.)

4. Plain Vanilla Bakery

Ahh, the go-to pastry stop, Plain Vanilla. Known for insanely good cupcakes, their donuts are a hit too. These are rare treats, made in limited qualities and only available Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays – so get your fill quick! Pick out elegant flavours such as Rasberry Rose and Vanilla Bean Malt, or go for something richer like the Chocolate Hazelnut and Coconut Gula Melaka. You can online order a box of 3 brioche donuts for $13.50. Tip: The earliest batch comes out from 11:30 a.m., so set your alarm clocks to get an order in fast!

Plain Vanilla Bakery
Address: Multiple locations
Tel: 8363 7614
Opening hours: See website

5. Doughnut Shack

Doughnut Shack hooks you up with brioche donuts and bombolinis alike, plus a plethora of flavours to choose from! Think Pistachio Cream, Creme Brulee, Mocha Ganache, Toasted Marshmallow and much more – sounds dreamy right? You can get two donuts for $6, but why stop there? You can get a box of 6 ($16.90) or a box of 20 ($56) to share with your loved ones.

Note: Island-wide delivery and online order self-collection are fully booked for July 2021. Walk-in purchases are accepted during this period.

Doughtnut Shack
Address: 87 Whampoa Dr., #01-887, 320087
Tel: 9109 6287
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Weds. to Sun.)

6. Simple Cafe

Peel back the complicated layers, the beauty of these donuts are in its delectable simplicity. These donuts are hard to resist as they are soft and fluffy, yet rich and creamy with flavours like Vanilla, Pandan and the new donut, Caramel Banana. You can online order a Donut Bakebox for a box of 6 donuts, 2 of each flavour ($27). Or enjoy the calm and minimalist vibe of this cafe on the West Coast as you munch on donuts, or any other amazing cakes and pastries.

Simple Cafe
Address: 1 West Coast Dr., #01-87, Newest, 128020
Tel: 9618 1572
Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Tues. to Sun.)

7. City Donuts

Donuts with local flavours? Say no more as City Donuts has unique and creative flavours from Chilli No Crab, Pulut Hitam, Nanyang Kopi and best sellers Mino Dinosaur, Yam Orh Ni, Citrus Yuzu. You won’t get donuts like these anywhere else. You can order a 6 piece set from $15.20, or a 9 piece set from $28.15 with different flavour combos to choose from.

City Donuts
Address: 2 McCallum St., 2, 069043 / 238 Thomson Rd., #01-72/73, Velocity @ Novena, 307683
Tel: 6223 1425 / 6250 2917
Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon. to Sat.) / 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (daily)

8. Korio

These brioche donuts are not too sweet, but a sweet treat nonetheless. Fluffy and light, pick flavours from classic original glazed, 70-percent dark chocolate with chocolate pearls or oreo crumbs, white chocolate with hazelnut, and Pandan glazed with salted gula melaka. Sounds enticing, right? You can get a box of 4 for $20, or box of 6 for $30. Tip: These babies go fast! So take note that online orders start from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tues. to Fri..

Bonus: Head over to these quaint cafe for the greatest sandwiches! Stuffed with cheese, tuna melts and crispy spam. Then end it off with a lovely donut.

Address: 135 Amoy St., #01-03, 049964
Tel: 9771 6491
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tues. to Sat.)

9. The Fat Kid Bakery

These Sourdough bombos, a.k.a. Italian goodness, are made of using a two-year-old starter, creating the perfect yeasty donuts. The fillings will steal your heart (and stomach), from Earl Grey and Roasted Oolong, to rich flavours like Blueberry Cheesecake and Sea Salt Maple. Whether it be a roasted tea vibe, or luscious tart berries, you’ll be wanting more like a little kid in a store. You can get a box of 4 ($14), box of 8 ($28), box of 10 ($35) and box of 12 ($42) of any flavour combos you want.

The Fat Kid Bakery
Address: 7 Ang Mo Kio St. 66, Floravista, #01-07, 567708
Tel: 9626 9125
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Weds. to Sun.)

10. Common Man Stan

Popular for their rich and nutty coffee, Common Man Stan releases new donuts every single day. Pop in or check on Grabfood for the daily special donuts paired with a warm cup of joe from the barisita counter. Tip: You can opt for the donut and coffee combo for just $10! The champions of breakfast.

Common Man Stan
Address: 11-12 Stanley St., 068730
Tel: 6877 4855
Opening hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (daily)

11. Fluff Bakery

This cute bakery has a little bit of everything, the cupcakes having the spotlight. But their cloud like and rich donuts can’t be overlooked. Baked fresh daily, these donuts are graciously stuffed with luscious fillings. Think Mexican Chocolate, Durian Donut, Vanilla Bean and New York Cheesecake (each $4). Quick, get your order in fast as these donuts tends to sell out by the end of the day.

Fluff Bakery
Address: 4 Jalan Pisang, 199071
Tel: 9660 3541 (WhatsApp/SMS only)
Opening hours (pick-up slot): 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. (Mon. to Sat.)

12. Haritts

Native to its Japanese roots, you can find Japanese flavoured donuts as well as local hints such as Matcha, Kaya, and Sesame Honey. Check up on Haritt’s social media pages when pre-orders open as slots fill up fast! Each batch is made with the utmost care and precision, so expect high quality and delicious donuts every time.

Address: 2 Havelock Rd., #01-08, Havelock II, 059763
Email: harittscompany@gmail.com
Opening hours: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Weds. to Sat. and Sun.)

13. Bakes By NY

This Muslim-owned heartland donut joint cannot be missed, with insane bombolinis that are Halal-certified. Generously stuffed with local fillings like Kopi C, Ondeh Ondeh, Durian and Milo Dinosaur, you can also find classics like Vanilla Custard and Strawberry Creme. You can get a box of 20 mini donuts for $40, or a box of 30 for $60. Or opt for the supersized donut (yes, a giant donut!) for $20 topped with oozing rich chocolate to be shared with up to two others, or just yourself. We don’t judge!

Bakes By NY
Address: 351 Bedok Rd., 469539 / 201E Tampines St. 23, #01-120, 527201 / 106 Yishun Ring Rd., #01-199, 760106
Tel: 8123 3953
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.); 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Sat. to Sun.) / 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (daily)

14. Doughter Bakery

Fan of Mochi donuts? This all-mochi speciality bakery will satisfy your cravings for chewy, yet light, and sweet mochi donuts as well as muffins and cookies. Helmed by a mother-daughter duo, you can expect homely and welcoming donuts. Their chocolate mochi donuts, made of the finest Belgian chocolates, are baked not fried and topped with Caramel Crumble, Dried Flower Petals, and, best-seller, Ferrero Rocher with gold flakes. You can get the Everything You Love Set ($22) which comes with three muffins and three donuts of your choice.

Doughter Bakery
Address: 127 Lorong L Telok Kurau, 425562
Email: hello@doughterbakery.com
Opening hours: 2 to 7 p.m. (Tues. to Sat.)

15. Kind Kones

Need a donut fix without the guilt? Or superb donuts that cater to allergies? Kind Kones offers gluten-free and vegan donuts rich in flavour. The Baked Chocolate donut ($5) is made of nutritious almonds and flax seeds, you won’t even notice it’s vegan! Plus, the donut is baked, not fried, becoming your go-to healthy alternative. You can also find creamy vegan ice cream and delicious gluten-free cakes for a full vegan dessert feast!

Kind Kones
Address: 583 Orchard Rd., #B1-27/K1, Forum Shopping Mall, 238884 / 290 Orchard Rd., #B1-15, The Paragon, 238859
Tel: 9152 8855
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (daily)

Now for the cult-favourites …

16. Krispy Kreme

We can’t forget the King of all donuts. Krispy Kreme hits the sweet tooth every time in the best possible way. Remember the crazy lines when Krispy Kreme first entered Singapore shores? Other than the original glazed, a favourite for a reason, you can find other fun flavours like New York Cheesecake and Speculoos Cookie Butter. Check back during holiday seasons for special flavours.

Krispy Kreme
Address: Multiple locations
Tel: See website
Opening hours: See website

17. J.CO

A long-time Singapore staple, J.CO has been the go-to afternoon pick-me-ups for many, many years. With classic flavours like white chocolate and almond, and J.CO cult favourites Choco Caviar Chocolate and Oreos, these donuts are hard to beat.

Address: Multiple locations
Tel: See website
Opening hours: See website

18. Dunkin Donuts

What’s a donut story without the mention of Dunkin Donuts? There’s a reason Dunkin Donuts has remained the all-American classic of donuts. You’ll find the every so classic Simpson-like donut, Strawberry Fosted, or go even more basic Glazed. Bonus: Dunkin Donuts now has MochiMochi donuts for a chewier, scrumptious donut.

Dunkin Donuts
Address: Multiple locations
Tel: See website
Opening hours: See website

Originally by Isabel Wibowo, July 2021

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