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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Growing up we used to go to Highland Bakery all the time when visiting my great grandma. I have a lot of memories between getting donuts and frosted cookies there or my grandma taking me to Little John's.

    Now, I would say Dahl's when I am living down in Johnston for the summer or Dunkin up at school. Although, if I am going out to get breakfast it is usually going to be bagels. Bruegger's has it then.

    Edit: Homemade donuts are a good idea for morning tailgates btw. We've those a few times with good success.


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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Cake donuts are an absolute delight.
    fixed that for you .


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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    I don't eat a lot of donuts, but Hy-Vee Bakery has good glazed donuts.


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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    I'm trying to think if I've ever had a bad fresh donut. I don't think I have, they're pretty hard to screw up.



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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Cake donuts are an abomination.
    Your opinion means nothing. There are few things in this world finer than some cake doughnuts with milk (preferably chocolate).



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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Chocolate cake donut with chocolate frosting is one of my go-tos.



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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Quote Originally Posted by sleestakCy View Post
    Bread Market Garden in Iowa City....giant, handmade donuts available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only.
    This. These are one of only a few things that made life in Iowa City tolerable.



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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Donuts are like a weekday on the Golf course......not a bad one.

    Nothing a microwave and a little milk can't fix.



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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bret44 View Post
    This is why I like being a show stock guy, my state fair expeince is so much different than the normal mans/womans. And dare I say, a better experience?

    Piece of advice, have friends in the cattle barn with a cooler, purchase one beer from Stockmans, refill cup from cattle barn all night. Your welcome.
    I have no doubt it's a different experience if you actually have a reason to be there. But the general population that is paying an entrance fee just to be hot, crowded, pay obscene food prices, quick walk by some livestock, and get sold a bunch of crap in the industries building? I guess I just don't get it.



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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Dough and Joe in Cresco. I don't even really like pastries, but if I'm in Cresco in the morning, I'm probably stopping in for a maple glazed long john.

    IIRC, the bakery in Elkader is run by the same people, or there's some kind of formal connection. I've yet to stop in there, but I've heard nothing but universal praise.


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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Cake donuts are an abomination.



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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    The cake donut lobby is clearly a force to be reckoned with.



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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    As a transplant I'll come out and say it: Iowans massively overrate their state fair. It is really not any better than anyone else's. And all state fairs are a let down from how fun you think it will be when you decide to go.
    Yes it is. Try going to the Ohio STate fair and drink a beer.


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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    My MIL lives close to Highland Park Bakery. It is my favorite Iowa bakery.


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    Re: Best Donuts in Iowa?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bret44 View Post
    I don't eat a lot of donuts, but Hy-Vee Bakery has good glazed donuts.
    Don't you frequent the small town bakery where you live? If not, you are missing out. Especially early in the morning when they are really fresh.



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