When I was a kid, Sunday morning donuts were one good reason to wake up early, put on tight dress shoes and wear itchy clothes. Sometimes my dad would take us to donuts before or after
school. Today, our family celebrates birthdays and anniversaries with donuts and our wedding cake was even a three tiered stack of glazed goodness. As a family 4 kiddos, we have a lot of celebrating to do and as if checking out The Donut Refinery wasn’t reason enough to have donuts, we took the gang in for the birthday donuts for our TWO year old’s birthday.
Stephany Steiner hit the nail on the head when she combined simple beauty, customization and a delicious recipe. The Donut Refinery has been getting rave reviews from adults and children across the board. Kids love the non-traditional donut topping selection, the custom build your own model and the final product. After all, short of actually cooking and assembling the donut, they made it — Stephany and her team just made it happen.
Moms and dads love the donuts too and we very much appreciate the bowl of wet wipes near the bathroom!
The cute shop oozes sweetness — from the pink chairs to the neon light on a wall of greenery — it’s sugary sweet. And yes, there are high chairs (thank you!)
Here’s how it works; when you walk in, pick up a hot pink clipboard and start making your selection. All donuts are warm, soft cake donuts. You’ll pick your icing: vanilla, chocolate, carmel, maple, strawberry or glaze. Then the best part, choose a topping: rainbow sprinkles, chocolate sprinkles, oreos, M&M’s, cookie dough, peanuts, graham cracker, chocolate chip, bacon, coconut, sea salt, cinnamon & sugar, powdered sugar or Fruity Pebbles. And finally, if you want a drizzle, pick one of those: strawberry, lemon or Nutella.
Hours (Call ahead to confirm) 317-669-2996
Tuesday-Friday 7am – 1pm
Saturday: 8am – 1pm
Sunday 9am -12pm
Beginning June 14th
Open Thursday – Saturday in the evenings too: 6pm – 8:30pm
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12525 Old Meridian St