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ddawnzer Nov 25, 2013 01:51 PM

Wondering if anyone has a FAVORITE place to get amazing jelly doughnuts? My dear 93 year old Uncle has a craving..thanks in advance...we are in Seal Beach.

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    NeverEnough Nov 26, 2013 08:58 AM

    Bob's in the Original Farmer's Market, with powdered sugar, not granulated. They have both.

    1. J.L. Nov 25, 2013 07:51 PM

      Look, I love me some Stan's just as much as anyone else on this board., and the donuts at Bob's Farmer's Market are quite good...

      But for Pete's sake, people, the OP is in SEAL BEACH! Can we get a little closer geographically?!

      (and as much as I want to recommend my fave, Glendora is maybe too much of a schlep from Leisure World)

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        ipsedixit Nov 25, 2013 07:55 PM

        Can't keep the 16.4 in the garage all the time. Has to stretch its legs.

        And, by the way, Donut Man does not make good jelly donuts. But if one does make the trek to DM, try the pumpkin donuts.

        1. re: ipsedixit
          J.L. Nov 25, 2013 08:36 PM

          >> And, by the way, Donut Man does not make good jelly donuts. <<

          ... which is why I didn't recommend it.

          The geniuses say the mytzlplxintaor on the 16.4 has seen its last days, and will need replacing. Eeking by with the 959 these days.

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          jessejames Nov 25, 2013 07:55 PM

          Asked for my favorite...farmers market is a destination for many

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            J.L. Nov 25, 2013 08:37 PM

            Tru 'dat, I concede. In Chowhound style, no less.

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              jessejames Nov 25, 2013 08:57 PM

              Jl- u guys turned me on to shunji. Respect.

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            JAB Nov 25, 2013 09:03 PM

            Sidecar in Huntington Beach?

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            budlit Nov 25, 2013 05:05 PM

            Bobs, farmers mkt.

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              GK in SO Nov 25, 2013 04:54 PM

              Back in the day, the Helms Bakery man had the best, freshest, most kick ass jelly doughnuts!!

              Besides the delicious glaze on the outside, the best thing about them was the huge amount of jelly they filled them with.

              From what I recall, you couldn't take a bite without biting into jelly, whereas with many jelly doughnuts today, it's usually like "find the jelly".

              1. wienermobile Nov 25, 2013 03:05 PM

                Lemon Filled | Blueberry Filled | Strawberry Jelly | Sugar Jelly | Chocolate Jelly | Coconut Jelly are all at Stan's in Westwood Village

                 
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                  ipsedixit Nov 25, 2013 06:31 PM

                  Let us not forget PB&J at Stan's.

                  It's the reason the Starimaster was invented. And remains necessary.

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                  jessejames Nov 25, 2013 03:02 PM

                  Bobs in farmers market

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                    Clyde Dec 2, 2013 01:54 PM

                    YES!!! Bob's in the Farmers Market is my favorite Jelly!

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                    schrutefarms Nov 25, 2013 02:57 PM

                    I recently had a raspberry filled glazed from Krispy Kreme and it was great! I would be surprised if there wasn't one close to you.

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