Who doesn't love a good doughnut? These staple desserts will put anyone in a good mood. With shops now getting creative with their pastries, doughnuts are being made on a whole new level. Decorated with cereal, glitter, and anything else you can think of, doughnuts are popping up on Instagram feeds, adding a beautiful aesthetic to any profile.
In honor of June 7th being National Doughnut Day, I have rounded up the best and prettiest shops to head to in honor of the day. These thirteen spots will not disappoint. Go on a doughnut shop hop this June 7th and try them all!
1. Hurts Donut
Hurts Donut's are known for their unique flavors and creative creations. You won't be disappointed by these beautiful creations and be wanting to try each and every one!
Address: 2161 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281
Recommendations: Salted Caramel with Chocolate Cheesecake and YaBoi (White/Chocolate cake donuts, dipped in vanilla icing and topped with chocolate chip cookies and drizzled with chocolate icing).
2. Donut Bar
This shop is listed as the Number 1 Doughnut Shop on lists from USA Today, Thrillist.com, MSN, and many other nationally acclaimed news organizations and blogs. With the entire shop being an Instagram Influencer's dream, you'll have many photos of doughnuts to last you a lifetime.
Address: 16205 N Scottsdale Rd #110, Scottsdale, AZ 852541
Recommendations: Unicorn Donut (cake batter glaze, buttercream hair, handmade chocolate ears, and horn) and Nutella Overload (Nutella-stuffed donut topped with powdered sugar).
3. Alien Donuts
Space lovers will be obsessed with this unique donut shop. With all the donuts, coffee, ice cream, and rocket shakes, you will be in sugar heaven. They also deliver so you can always have your donut fix, just an app away.
Address: 7111 E 5th Ave Suite D Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Recommendations: Alien Ice (a specialty yeast donut with vanilla glaze topped with organic raspberry rock candy) and Blueberry Spacecake (A classic blueberry cake donut with a blueberry glazed drizzle).
4. Novel Phoenix
This ice-cream shop takes donuts to a whole new level. Try their Cookie Monster ice-cream with cookie crisps between a glazed donut! It makes my mouth water just thinking about it.
Location: 1028 Grand Ave. Cottage 6 Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Recommendations: Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich and Cookie Monster Ice-Cream Sandwich
5. The Local Donut
This vegan-friendly spot comes up with some cool creations. They truly turn the donut into a canvas and create masterpieces. On top of it, they also have coffee and other drinks to wash the donuts down.
Address: 3213 N. Hayden Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Recommendations: Red Velvet Donut and Fruity Pebbles
6. Sweet Dee's Bakeshop
This cute bakery full of pink aesthetics is one of the best gems in Scottsdale. Not only are the pastries affordable, but they also taste good and look beautiful! Get pink everything and enjoy a latte and donut this June 7th. They are also turning 1 on June 9th so you have another excuse to visit!
Address: 7350 East Stetson Drive Suite C101 Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Recommendations: Raspberry Rose Jam Doughnut and Birthday Cake Doughnut (with a champagne glaze)
7. Urban Cookies
This family-owned gourmet bakeshop makes made-from-scratch cookies, cupcakes, donuts, and more! They are offering a jumbo donut this National Doughnut Day! It can feed about 24, or 1 person, depending on how much you love doughnuts. Another perk to this shop? It's gluten-free and vegan!
Address: 2325 N 7th Street Phoenix, AZ 85006
Recommendations: Lemon Blackberry and Jumbo Donut
8. Bosa Donuts
This cute small family business has been the best donuts in Arizona since 1987. Their donuts are baked fresh daily and fill up all of their pastry cases. You'll have a hard time deciding what ones to get!
Address: 2211 W Camelback Rd. #186 Phoenix, Arizona 85015
Recommendations: Coconut Cream and Chocolate Buttermilk
9. Donut Parlor
Look how beautiful that donut looks. They have giant donuts, beautiful donuts, and aesthetically-pleasing donuts. I am obsessed with each photo they post and want to get each kind whenever I visit.
Address: 1245 W Elliot Rd. #103 Tempe, Arizona 85284
Recommendations: Butterfly Donut and Animal Cookie Donut
10. Crave Grounds
This donut shop is one of the only spots in town that offers mini donuts! That means you can eat as many as you want right? Right?
Address: 10105 E. Via Linda Road Suite 106 Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Recommendations: Grand Canyon Donut and Flagstaff Donut
I know this is a little farther from Phoenix, but if you find yourself in the area, you got to visit this punny donut shop!
Address: 2370 AZ-89A #6 Sedona, Arizona 86336
Recommendations: Classic Pink Donut and Red Velvet Donut
12. Amy's Donuts
This spot in Tucson, Arizona is home to the cutest donuts you will ever lay eyes on. Their unlimited menu will make you get a dozen just for yourself!
Address: 101 E Fort Lowell Rd. Tucson, Arizona 85705
Recommendations: Strawberry Pearls Donut and Fluffer Butter