• Karly Shanks

Say "I Love You" with Donuts

It's no secret that donuts have been a popular wedding & event trend over the past couple of years. Whoever invented the Donut Wall is a true genius and deserves a prize!

It's also no secret that I LOVE donuts (I am known to bring them to many meetings, photo shoots & events, it's kind of my thing!). Saskatoon has some of the most delicious donuts around! Trust me, I know... I've eaten donuts around the world!

So with Valentine's Day just around the corner, I say screw the chocolates...... Say "I Love You" with Donuts! Here are my top picks for where you need to pick up those Valentine's Day sweet treats for your sweetie:

Darkside Donuts

Ok, so this place is my favourite in town. Why? Because they have so many delicious handcrafted, from scratch donuts to choose from on a daily bases including AMAZING vegan donuts! The coffee is always on point too. This is important to note because what's a donut without it's partner in crime, am I right!?

Anyway, if you are looking to impress that special someone or to bring treats to your coworkers, be sure to pop in and pick up a dozen (or two). Or, if you're a planner like me, you can order your treats (and coffee) online and pick them up on Valentine's Day. As an added perk for being a planner, you can score some varieties not available in the display case! Who doesn't love exclusive access?

You can also order custom donuts for your events! Keep this in mind if you are planning a wedding, corporate event, engagement party, baby shower, or if you have enough friends to help you scarf down 5 dozen donuts.

Be sure to follow these lovelies on Instagram, but I promise that if you do, your donut consumption will go up! Consider yourself warned.

Pals Donuts

These peeps bake up some pretty cool donuts & they were among the first ones to sling these tasty treats in Saskatoon!

Pals offer weekly flavours & can be scored by either ordering online for pickup/delivery or by hitting up Revolve Cafe & now City Perks. They also offer monthly donut subscriptions! What a cool gift to give for Valentine's Day (hint, hint).

To order your Valentines Day donuts, book them for your event, order a donut subscription box or just drool over pictures of donuts, visit them Online or on Instagram!

Hometown Diner

I LOVE the donuts here! Although I do have to admit that I almost never have room for one after my meal when i'm here! The entire menu is just so good! BUT, you can pop in and grab donuts (and some delicious coffee) to go.

There are usually 2-3 flavour options each day, they change daily & they are all amazing! I've had a lot of them and have yet to find one that I don't like.

Follow them on Instragram to always be in the know on the flaves of the day!

The Dapper Doughnut

Confession time - I haven't had the chance to try these little cuties yet, but it's on my to do list! From the looks of their Instagram page though, these mini treats look so yummy!

If you are in the Stonebridge area, pop in and give them a whirl! I'll be sure to let you know when I get there. Word on the street is that they have loaded hot chocolate too. Perhaps a Valentine's Day date night stop?

Pro tip - Calories definitely dont count on Valentine's Day so load up on all the donuts! :)

- Karly