Where to Find the Best Cider and Donuts Around 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 night with the kids or friends. Do you have a special place you go with your family for this delicious combo?

We are so lucky in Greater Lansing! We have a great downtown/city area. Plus, no matter where you live, you’re about 2-5 miles from farmland and you guessed it – some of the best Cider in our state. Even better, Lansing has stepped up the donut game big time in the last few years. Some of them even have gluten-free. Yippee!

Here are 17 of the BEST Cider and Donut Destinations in our area.

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17 Cider and Donuts Shops in Greater Lansing that Will Guarantee a Delicious Fall

Thanks to our amazing LFF Community, we’ve got a great list of Cider and Donuts places for you visit. Are any of these your family’s favorite?

In Alphabetical Order – Here are our TOP 17 destinations for great cider or donuts or both in Greater Lansing:

Barkham Creek Farms

Barkham Creek Farms Donuts and Cider with kids in Lansing

Families love to go back every year for these delicious donuts and fresh cider. A local LFF reader suggests the Cider Slushes. Thanks, and Yum! Haslett, MI

Blue Owl Coffee

Cider, good treats, and good vibes right in the heart of Lansing. Reo Town, Lansing, MI

Brown’s Apple Orchard

This family owned orchard is one to put on your list to try out. Holt, MI

Country Mill

This cider and donuts destination is a reader favorite! These donuts are a must-taste before the season is out. Charlotte, MI

Cops & Doughnuts

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This doughnut-haven is a national and local favorite.  Lansing, MI 

Dunkin’ Donuts

You know Dunkin’ Donuts had to make the list right? They are a chain but they are darn good. Lansing and Okemos, MI

Flour Child Bakery

Everyone is raving 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. Grand Ledge, MI

Foster Coffee Co

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Foster Coffee has a wonderful atmosphere, great drinks, and serve donuts from Blueline Donuts in Flint. Owosso, MI

Glazed and Confused

Fun and funky donuts await you in their two locations. Lansing, MI

Groovy Donuts

This place is really fun and worth the stop. East Lansing, MI

Horrocks Farmers Market

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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 Glazed and Confused donuts you can pick from. They also have many other donut and sweet options to pair with their delicious cider. Lansing, MI

Markillie Orchard

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. Howell, MI

MorningLory Cafe & Bakery

This is another reader favorite! Try their donuts, you will not be disappointed. Dimondale, MI

Phillips Orchards

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They use the traditional rack and cloth and it’s so yummy! St. John’s, MI

Rex Young’s Orchard

Cider and donuts made daily! Rives Junction, Michigan

Strange Matter

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!

Uncle John’s Cider Mill

Uncle John's Cider Mill Fun with Kids

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. St. John’s, MI

Quality Dairy 

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 insider says that these are by far some of the best coffee and donuts around. Greater Lansing, MI

Donuts and Cider – Where to find Cider and Donuts on the Go

Cider and Donuts in Greater Lansing and Michigan with kids

Road Trips = bad food choices. We get as close to healthy eating as you possibly can being a traveling family but no matter how much I plan, there’s always a few times that we want to eat something delicious and un-nutritious. If you’re having one of those moments and you happen to be in these donut areas – your welcome.

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Taste Test Your Way through Lansing’s Best Cider and Donuts

Are you up for a Cider and Donuts taste test challenge? Where do you think has the best doughy goodness? If you have a place you think we should add to the list – send it over! This list is made up by the community so join in, we can’t wait to hear what you think.