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Doughboys Doughnuts / Melbourne CBD

Melbourne is a city that’s obsessed with doughnuts, but even so there’s only a few who turn this humble sweet treat into an art form. Doughboys is one of these artisanal doughnut makers you can find in the CBD. We’ve been in love with their treats since visiting their Queen Victoria Market location and devastation is an understatement of our feelings when they closed up shop! We were thrilled when they opened up the new city store, their donuts finally having pride of place in a space they deserved. We grabbed our sweet rings of joy to go, there is a small dining area but the line to order tends to fill up the entire space.  We chose a couple of doughnuts from the days selection, an Almond Butter and a Strawberry Creme. What struck us about both was the freshness, the intensity of the flavour and the lightness of the dough. The light crunch of the almond and the creamy icing, as well as the bright, and vibrant fresh strawberry glaze and light cream filling. …

Doughboys Gourmet Donuts Melbourne

For those Perthians who have been to Melbourne you’ll know that when you’re there you’ll be having doughnuts. We are so obsessed with them that we even bring them home on the plane for our friends and family. Most of the time it’s Krispy kremes, and I say this as someone who has eaten their fair share of them. This trip though we decided to go for something a little more gourmet and made a visit to Doughboys near the Queen Victoria markets. You’ll find them up the stairs and past the BBQ joint. They’re only open Thursday – Sunday and we were lucky to get there before they ran out and closed up for the day. We first tried the ‘Pink Snow’ and ‘Smores’ doughnuts. The s’mores was a chocolate ganache overload, the sweet indulgence over a soft, delicious centre. The Pink Snow doughnut seemed to be a freeze dried berry over a glaze and just had a nice bite of flavour to it. We’ve never seen these flavours on doughnuts before, and we …