Best Doughnut Shop: Jelly Modern Doughnut

Captured by  Neil Zeller

Captured by Neil Zeller

Jelly Modern Doughnuts may be a small, local doughnut shop, but they’re creations have been featured on the Food Network, Hockey Night in Canada, praised by Oprah Winfrey for their “delicious jelly doughnuts” and mentioned in countless blogs and publications online. Needless to say, they are a proud piece of Calgary history from the past decade known as ‘Canada’s original gourmet doughnut bakery café,’ winning the Best Doughnut Shop in Calgary award for yet another year.  

Jelly Modern continues to live up to their reputation for eco-friendly, organic, handcrafted doughnuts as the hardworking team continues to perfect classic flavours as well as innovate with sophisticated, high-quality, artisanal-style treats. Walk into the shop any given day and you’ll find: Nenshi’s hand-dipped salted caramel, Madagascar bourbon vanilla, Callebaut chocolate, classic jelly, lemon curd, maple bacon, coconut, crème brulee, s’more, peanut butter cup as well as gluten-sensitive options. With the Doughnut of the Month promotion, you’ll find the talented staff of pastry chefs and bakers working tirelessly to bring you the most unique flavours around. In celebration of Easter, we’re sure you saw their festive doughnuts with mini chocolate eggs and pastel colours. To learn more about Calgary’s Best Doughnut, visit the Jelly Modern Doughnuts’ website.

FIRST RUNNER UP: HOOPLA DONUTS

SECOND RUNNER UP: PRETTY SWEET BAKESHOP