Aside from leaf peeping, the most autumnal thing one can do in New England is eat a cider doughnut. The ideal specimen should have a crispy, golden-brown exterior and a supple, airy crumb.
New Englanders have strong feelings about whether or not cider doughnuts should be coated with cinnamon sugar (they should be), but everyone can agree they should be eaten warm. Cider doughnuts should also be accompanied by a cup of hot apple cider or coffee. Bonus points if there’s a pumpkin patch nearby.
While there are no apple orchards in Boston proper, Bostonians don’t have to travel too far to sate their cider doughnut cravings. Here’s where to score the best cider doughnuts in the Boston area.
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