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Jelly Donuts or Sticky Buns, Ocean City, Md?

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Other than Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donuts -- is there a good bakery around? Or in nearby Delaware? Sometimes you just want a great jelly donut or sticky bun and we haven't found a good place yet....anyone know of any? It seems all bakeries have gone the way of supermarkets.

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  1. hey shopgirl Igrew up in that area but its been a while since I have been back. in 03 when i was there last there was a family owned donut shop in the area around the gold coast mall on the bay side but i cant remember the name .

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    1. re: mark the butcher

      I've heard that The Fractured Prune on about 28th street makes fresh (pick your own filing and topping) doughnuts. I can't vouch for them because I don't eat doughnuts but I've heard great things....

      1. re: sasiegel

        Thanks "mark" and "sasiegel." I've made note of them and we'll check 'em out! Enjoy your summer!

      2. re: mark the butcher

        The donut shop in Gold Coast is not longer there. But the good news is that The Fractured Prune has multiple locations--one on 28th St. and another on 125th (next to The Hair Cuttery). I believe they are also expanding to Rehoboth.

      3. Griff's Bakery, Rt.1 in Bethany. Everything homemade, the jelly donuts and the cinnamon buns are family favorites. They make a great cake as well.

        1. Delvecchio's Bakery located on Route 54, in the Bayville Shopping Center. It's about 2 miles from the beach (turn on to Route 54 from Coastal Highway at the Maryland/Delaware line in Fenwick). Great fresh baked goodies.

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          1. re: mbhebert

            Now we're getting someplace! I looked up Fractured Prune and they only sell regular donuts which you can put toppings of your choice on. I'm looking more for a good old fashioned jelly donut. Thanks Felixnot and mbhebert. I'll try to find both of these on our way into OC.

            1. re: mbhebert

              I second DeVecchios. They are the best and last year they had HUGE eclairs and cream puffs. I swear they feed eight generously.

              1. re: whirledpeas

                DelVecchio's is closed now. :( But John is the Head Baker at The Point Coffee House and Bake Shoppe in Rehoboth.

            2. Sticky buns: Dirty Harry's, about a block or two north of the border in Fenwick Island. While Fractured Prune only has the basic cake donut, glaze and top it just right and you'll forget you ever wanted a jelly donut after just one bite.

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              1. re: tubman

                I agree; one bite of a Fractured Prune, and you will be DONE!
                Nothing melts in your mouth quite the way these do!

              2. De doughnut ting make me stink of de beds recipea for a dyabeetnic is de sweet n low, den sum eader parkay or budder, and den sum seanomon on de wheat tost. Id bee pretty good. And id teaste juds like seanomon tost wid reel sugar. If ya be dyabeetnic ya wheel love de taste of id.

                1. Here is my secret. The very best donuts in OC Md. are to be found at the minit market at around 32or 33 street. They are baked fresh every morning and served to you still warm. You won't get fancy boxes here, but simply old fashioned recipes made fresh each and every morning. The bakery counter is hidden in the back left side of the shop. Take a look up at the awards and articles written about them.

                  If you have access to a grill take home a few of the delmontico steaks for dinner. They have a great butcher shop.

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                  1. re: Rileyobo

                    Thanks, Rileyobo! I think I've passed them, but never ventured in! I'll do a search and def. put them on our list...we leave Labor Day week! Can't wait!!! Who woulda thunk? The Minit Market!

                  2. Even if Fractured prune doesn't have jelly doughnuts, it's totally worth checking out. They make a cake doughnut which is totally old fashioned. They also try to make them to order which creates an incredible product.

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                    1. re: in bocca

                      Oh, I've tried Fractured prune, in bocca....just not the kind of donuts I was looking for. Guess I'm particular. Don't want a donut often, but when I do...
                      Also, is it just me....because we don't like Krispy Kremes at all and we have friends who live for vacation just to have them!!!

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                      Krispy Kreme
                      2230 Croyden Ln, Staunton, VA 24401

                      1. re: shopgirl

                        Another donut idea - the gas station on about 143rd street (it's next to a seafood market and near Phillips - the donuts are fried every morning - nothing fancy - plain, choco frosted with sprinkles and cinnamon - but really good. they're cakier and not as sweet as Fractured Prune.

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                        Fractured Prune
                        3073 Nutley St, Fairfax, VA 22031