10 of the UK’s most mouth-watering doughnuts
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These days, doughnuts aren’t just the sugary, pink rings that Homer Simpson loves to indulge in on a daily basis – they’re basically an art form.

Independent doughnut bakeries have been popping up left, right and centre in the UK in recent years and – since it’s National Doughnut Week – we wanted to showcase some of the best on the scene right now.

This week, give those stale supermarket doughnuts the swerve and instead treat yourself to one of these mouth-watering miracles.

A perfect PB+J at Tantrum Doughnuts, Glasgow

PB'n'J doughnut and a coconut lime slushie at @tantrumdoughnuts 👌🏻

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35 Old Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G3 8RD – tantrumdoughnuts.com

Amazing ice cream doughnut sandwich from Solita, Manchester

Ice cream donut sandwich.

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Turner Street, Manchester, M4 1DW – solita.co.uk

The unbelievable bacon bar by Deadly Donuts, Edinburgh

21 Argyle Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1JJ – facebook.com/deadlydonuts

This fantastical filled zebra ‘cronut’ from Dum Dum Donutterie, London

DUMDUM it's beautiful baked doughnuts 👌👌👌👌👌❤️ this one named Zebra

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43 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London, E1 6PU – dumdums.co.uk

Luscious lemon meringue filled delights made by Baba Budan, Edinburgh

East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8FS – bababudan.coffee

Naughty Nutella and caramelised banana, courtesy of Glazed Coffee, Brighton

25 Ditchling Road, Brighton, BN1 4SB – facebook.com/glazedcoffeeco

Bonkers bubblegum space cake doughnuts made by Nic’s NYC Deli, Glasgow

Bubblegum space cake donuts😍😍😍 #nic'snycdeli #donuts

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50 St Enoch Square, Glasgow, G1 4DH / 396 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8AR – facebook.com/nicsnycdeliglasgow

Suitably citrussy Jaffa Cake wonders from The Depot Bakery, Sheffield

Donut forget to pick up one of these bad boys to take away your rainy day blues #depotbakery #kelhamisland #sheffield #bakery

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92 Burton Road, Sheffield, S3 8DA – thedepotbakery.co.uk

Decadent doughnut gelato oysters by Mary’s Milk Bar and Twelve Triangles, Edinburgh

Yes, that is what you think: a donut ice cream sandwich. #hello

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19 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HS – marysmilkbar.com

Salted caramel and pecan bites from The Doughnut Guy, Newcastle

facebook.com/The-Doughnut-Guy

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