From all time favorite Krispy Kremes, to made to order fritters with hot chocolate dip, and even donut-croissant hybrids modelled after the cronuts from Dominque Ansel Bakery in NYC, here’s our guide to the best fried dough specimens in Singapore.
Dolcetto by Basilico
Try the giant bombolone (Italian donut; $4) with fillings including cioccolato (chocolate).
The donuts with lemon curd ($12) make for a good end to your meal at this small-plates joint.
Overeasy Bar & Diner
Their donut balls with warm chocolate fondue ($12) are the perfect riverside nibble.
Keong Saik Snacks
The hot donuts with cinnamon ($8) at this collab by British celeb chef Jason Atherton and local hotelier Loh Lik Peng are a prime pick for dessert.
Krispy Kreme (Basement, Tangs Orchard, 310 Orchard Rd.)
The light-as-air donuts—which inspire fanatical enthusiasm (folks lug boxes of the stuff home from overseas branches)—are finally set to arrive in Singapore on October 12.
Tanjong Beach Club
Snack on hot cinnamon donuts with Nutella fondue ($14), which are part of the brunch menu at this slick seaside venue.
At this Italian bakery, the crisp and flaky cronuts come in three flavors—vanilla, chocolate and nutella—and go for $4.50/piece.
Da Paolo Gastronomia
When picking up their crodos ($4), you've got two options: cream-filled or chocolate glazed.
Called the Gnut ($5), these are filled with either zippy lemon or creamy chocolate cream.
Spathe Public House
Lots of sprinkles and adornments make their take on the snack ($5.50) real pretty.
This colorful stand specializes in cinnamon-coated Spanish donuts. Choose either regular churros ($2.50) or bite-sized Churros Bites (from $3.20/cup), which you can order with toppings ($0.50) such as chocolate or dulce de leche.
Their churros ($8) come just not with the usual chocolate dip but also smooth crème anglaise.
My Little Spanish Place
Generously sized, these stellar churros ($12) are a favorite both at brunch and as an after dinner treat.
Sabio Tapas Bar & Restaurant
Served in a cool curved pipe-like dish, these addictive churros ($9) come with some seriously dark chocolate sauce, with a good bittersweet edge.