Just because the term "cronut" has been trademarked doesn't mean that copycats haven't popped up all over the country, Washington D.C. included! Our nation's capitol has flipped the name upside down calling these donut-croissant hybrids "doissants" instead. Whatever they're called , they're absolutely delicious and here are some of the best places to find them in Washington D.C..
Here Are The 4 Best Places For Cronuts In Washington, D.C.
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1. Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats
At Sticky Fingers, they believe in sweets and eats for everyone, including those who are vegan or gluten-free. They have a great selection of cupcakes, cookies and pastries along with full brunch menu. Cronuts are a little harder to come by. Donuts are served on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and are "baker's choice" and if you're lucky, on one of those days, they'll be serving cronuts!
2. Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats
The Goodies truck is always a welcoming sight on a hot summer's day. You'll step back in time when you hear oldies music playing around this 1950's style soda bar on wheels. You may think this food truck is all about frozen custard, but they're in the ultimate dessert business with donut-custard sandwiches. Obviously, that also includes cronut-custard sandwiches too.
3. Woodmoor Pastry Shop
Located in Silver Spring, this shop might not look like much from the outside, but the pastries are dangerously delicious, including their amazing cronuts. They're light, airy, and absolutely delicious. Try to get there early because supplies are limited, and they sell out fast!
4. Heidelberg Pastry Shoppe
It's easy to get overwhelmed with the selection at Heidelberg in Arlington. There are pastries, cookies, breads, and of course, cronuts. Everything is delicious, but two of the absolute must-haves are the anniversary doughnuts and the bratwursts. Insider tip: cronuts are only served on weekends.
This article was written by Lauren Gaw.
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