There’s still time to cram in a bit more fun… and food… before your New Year’s resolutions nix the sweet stuff. For your palatal pleasure, enjoy this collection of the 5 best donuts in Los Angeles.

The Blueberry Bourbon Basil at Blue Star Donuts

Head over to the new hot spot on Abbot Kinney for a taste of their booze-infused Blueberry Bourbon Basil donut. With a generous dose of Bulleit Bourbon in the batter, these delights are made from a classic brioche recipe, take 18 hours to prepare and are made from scratch daily.

Salt & Pepper Caramel Donut at ICDC

ICDC on Beverly Blvd. has a plethora of creative donut selections, but their standout is the Salt & Pepper Caramel. A freshly fried donut is dipped in caramel glaze and sprinkled lightly with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream and a shot of espresso to add to the flavor.

Blog_Donut2Bomboloni at Love & Salt

The Manhattan Beach hotspot serves up a mouth-watering Bomboloni, which is a sugar-dusted donut filled with housemade jam, Nutella and lemon curd. This divine concoction takes jelly donuts to a whole new level.

Warm Strawberry Glazed Beignets at Herringbone

There’s no better way to finish a meal at the seafood-centric Santa Monica restaurant. The warm, strawberry glazed beignets come with vanilla mascarpone, jasmine strawberries and strawberry gelato.

Blog_Donut3Pumpkin Fool at Sidecar Doughnuts 

Newly opened in Santa Monica, Sidecar Doughnuts serves up this seasonal treat, a raised donut topped with house-made pumpkin, mascarpone mousse, whipped soured cream and gingersnap crumble.

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