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Top Untraditional Donuts In Philadelphia

Whether you bring a dozen in for your co-workers or serve them up Sunday morning around the breakfast table, donuts are always a hit. You've got your standard glazed, powdered, cream or jelly-filled, but after awhile they get a little boring. How about some donuts that break the old donut mold? We've gone out into the field and did the grueling job of finding some of the best untraditional donuts we could find. We've found some of the most decadent and creative donuts that not only look and sound good, they also taste amazing. Make sure to either order as your dessert or bring a box home next time you visit Philadelphia.

926 South St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 592-8180

Supper is the perfect place to indulge in some truly untraditional donuts for Sunday brunch. The Coffee Cake Donuts should not be skipped, as they are decadently filled with mocha and cream with a dusting of coffee sugar served with a dip made from soft coffee marshmallow fluff. Supper is the perfect place for delicious food and creative cocktails.

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Reading Terminal Market
Beiler's Donuts and Salads
51 N. 12th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(267) 318-7480

Beiler's Donuts has the distinction of being named on of the top 20 Best Dessert spots in America by Fodor's Travel Guide. The counter at Reading Terminal Market is Amish-run and offers some of the most mouth-watering donuts and fritters in town. Be sure to try the Elvis Delight, made with a peanut butter filling, banana icing and a sprinkling of bacon. No doubt the king would approve.

Frangelli's Bakery
847 W. Ritner St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 271-7878

Frangelli's has almost 70 years in the baking biz so they certainly know how to make a donut to die for. Every donut is hand-cut and filled to order. You can even order up a Frangelli original, the Franolli! The Franolli is soft donut cut in half and filled with ricotta. Also, try their delicious Ice Cream Donut. Donuts don't get much better than this.

Yum Yum Bake Shop
500 West Street Road
Warminster, PA 18974
(215) 441-4477

The name says it all, Yum Yum Bake Shop in Warminster has some of the best donuts you will ever have in your lifetime. The popular bakery has people coming to taste their yummy donuts from miles away. You have to try one of over 50 varieties of donuts such as Peanut Butter Cup, Maple Iced or Coconut custard, to name a few.

Federal Donuts
1219 S. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(267) 687-8258

Federal Donuts may be the most popular donut shop in Philadelphia. They aren't only known for their donuts. though, they offer up a pretty mean piece of chicken, too. Don't get your hopes up, though, the chicken and donuts are not served at the same time. If you go early in the morning you will only be offered donuts, but they are some of the best donuts in town. Be sure to try untraditional choices such as Chocolate Malted and Blue Velvet.

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Christina Thompson is a freelance writer living in Philadelphia. She reports on various topics such as: Social Media, Local Events, Entertainment, Food and Drink and more. Her work can be found at

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