During October, nothing does it for a sweet tooth like a hot cider doughnut right from the oven, made with fresh apple cider, local ingredients and a caring hand. Here in Washington, D.C., our bakeries love showing off their best cider doughnuts during autumn.
If you’re craving a delicious cider doughnut this fall, then check out these bakeries near your RESA apartment for a true taste of October. But get there early – since they’re only offered for a few weeks, they often sell out quickly each day!
District Doughnut, located at 1309 5th St NE, Washington, D.C. which is only six minutes from your RESA apartment ensuring you’ll be the first in line, is the eight-year winner of the best doughnut in Washington, D.C. due to their local ingredients, gourmet creations and everchanging menu.
Founding Pastry Chef Christine takes no shortcuts in crafting the world’s most delicious doughnuts. From the scratch-made vanilla bean yeast dough to each of their pastry creams, jams, glazes and ganaches, she uses only the finest ingredients like Callebaut and Valrhona Chocolates, dulce de leche imported from Spain, Nutella, real fruits, milk, eggs and cream.
Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken, located at 1308 G St NW, Washington, D.C. which is worth every minute of its 12 minute drive from your RESA apartment, is a hip counter-serve offering imaginative doughnuts and creative renditions of fried chicken.
Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken has been named the best doughnut shop in the city by outlets like Thrillist and the Washington Post. But for founders and childhood friends Elliot Spaisman and Jeff Halpern, it all started as a love of hockey and a good old-fashioned fondness for American comfort food.
1309 5th St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
1308 G St NW, Washington, D.C. 20005