Drive 40 Miles of Cider & Donut Heaven in Greater Lansing
Cider + Donuts = great start to the best Fall vibes. There’s something about cider and donuts that set the mood for a great Fall day with the kids or friends. Do you have a special place you go with your family for this delicious combo?
We’re so lucky in Greater Lansing. We have yummy options right here in our own downtown/city area + bonus, no matter where we live, we’re a short drive to farmland and you guessed it – some of the best cider and donuts in our city’s radius.
CIDER & DONUT TRAIL
23 of the Best Cider & Donuts in Lansing – Your Trail to Deliciousness!
I dare say that this plush list of cider and donuts places for you to visit, could quite possibly be the best in our state. Yep, I said it. Just try the list out and prove me wrong! Jokes (kinda) aside, are any of these your family’s favorite?
In Alphabetical Order – here are your TOP 23 destination picks for great cider or donuts (or both) in Greater Lansing:
2985 N Sheridan Rd, Stanton, MI 48888
Take a little mini-trip to this awesome family-fun destination. Their Cider and donuts up to par with their many play areas.
02. Bake N’ Cakes
3003 E Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48912
They’ve recently ventured into making donuts and we aren’t mad about it. #yum
181 Haslett Rd, Haslett, MI 48840
Families love to go back every year for these delicious donuts and fresh cider. A local LFF reader suggests the cider slushes. Sounds delish, thanks!
04. Biggby Coffee
Locations all over Greater Lansing – See map below for ‘Biggby near me’
Known for their seasonal and holiday drinks but just add their donut holes and you’ve got a match.
05. Blue Owl Coffee
1149 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI
213 Ann Street, Suite C, East Lansing, MI 48823
Cider, good treats, and family events all week long in the heart of Lansing.
1298 Aurelius Road Holt, MI 48842
This family-owned orchard is ready for a great season of apples which means a great season of cider!
07. Country Mill
4648 Otto Rd, Charlotte, MI 48813
This cider and donuts destination is a reader favorite! These donuts are a must-taste before the season is out.
08. Cops & Doughnuts
6427 Centurion Dr, Lansing 48917
This doughnut-haven is a national and local favorite.
09. Dunkin’ Donuts
8205 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917
3415 E Saginaw St Suite A, Lansing, MI 48912
3450 Okemos Rd Suite A, Okemos, MI 48864
You know Dunkin’ Donuts had to make the list right? They are a chain but they are darn good.
323 S Bridge St, Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Everyone raves about Flour Child’s Bakery! Try their donuts, but be warned, they have a lot of great options you’ll want to test out as well. They also sell Madcap coffee.
11. Foster Coffee Co
196 Albert St, East Lansing, MI 48823
115 S Washington St, Owosso, MI 48867
615 S. Saginaw St, Flint, MI 48502
Foster Coffee has a wonderful atmosphere, great drinks, and serve donuts from Blueline Donuts in their flint location. They also carry seasonal cider and donuts in their other locations.
12. Groovy Donuts
3054 E Lake Lansing Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823
313 W Grand River Ave, Williamston, MI 48895
Their donut variety is HUGE and worth the stop. GF options here.
8544 Gull Rd, Richland, MI 49083
Take a mini-road trip to Richland for a delicious cider and donut combo and fun activities for the family.
7420 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917
If you’ve been around here long enough you know that I’m a mega-fan of Horrocks. Among their many charms is their cider and yes, their donuts! They have a case of donuts you can pick from. They also have many other donuts and sweet options to pair with their delicious cider and latte bar at Iorio.
5200 N Latson Rd, Howell, MI 48855
You’ll find this on Detroit’s list of great places but since it’s just 20-30 minutes from us it’s made our list too! Go, you’ll love it.
1331 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823
We love Mitten Raised because it has such a cozy atmosphere but it has treats to match. Their donuts are kid-approved and their cider is mom-approved!
115 N Bridge St, Dimondale, MI 48821
This is another reader favorite! Try their donuts, you will not be disappointed.
1995 E Gratiot County Line Rd, St Johns, MI 48879
They use the traditional rack and cloth and it’s so yummy – just plain great cider!
2600 E Territorial Rd, Rives Junction, MI 49277
Fresh cider and donuts made daily!
East Lansing, West Lansing, South Lansing, Okemos, Lansing/Eastwood Locations across Greater Lansing. See map below for ‘Starbucks near me’
Cake pop anyone!? I think we can call that an honorary donut. Plus their caramel and buttery cider are lovely.
21. Strange Matter
2010 E Michigan Ave #103, Lansing, MI 48912
337 S Washington Square, Lansing, MI 48933
I’m partial to these because they make some that are gluten-free. Trust me, no matter if they are the regular kind or my favs, you’ll LOVE these donuts!
8614 US-127, St Johns, MI 48879
This wonderland is our family favorite! There’s so much to do here, but even if we were just talking cider and donuts, this would still be a must-visit destination. Maybe you’ll even get to see the mill at work.
23. Quality Dairy
Locations all across Greater Lansing. Use map below to find ‘QD near me.’
Last but certainly not least is QD. This is a working-mom office favorite! With so many donuts coming through her office, local mom and LFF contributor, Beth, says that these are by far some of the best coffee and donuts around.
CIDER & DONUT MAP
Your Cider & Donut Trail Map
Map Key: Orange Teardrops – Farms and Local Spots. Blue, Green, and Yellow Circles – Chains and Corporate destinations.
Donuts and Cider Near Me
THIRSTY FOR MORE?
Try these other Michigan donut trails that promise just as many delectable delights. Both GRKIDS and KZOOKIDS have miles and miles of donuts to find. Some of my personal favorites are Rise Bakery in Grand Rapids and Rose Gold in KZOO.
Happy trails, Lansing:
Taste Test Your Way through Lansing’s Best Cider and Donuts
Where do you think has the best doughy goodness? Are you up for a Cider and Donuts taste test challenge?
If you have a place you think we should add to the list – send it over! This list is made up of community interaction so join in, will ya!? We can’t wait to hear favs.