Vegan Doughnuts

by Sandra
Last updated: 24/02/18

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Round up of accidentally vegan doughnuts, and some made for vegan ones, from shops in the UK.

ASDA

Round jam doughtnut’s in some stores, as usual it depends if they are baked bake from scratch or cooked from frozen – check with bakery to see allergen/ingredients folder. 

CO-OP

Jam Ball and Custard Ball from the in store bakery. From time to time the ring donuts are vegan. Watch out for beeswax, often listed as E901. Some smaller Co-ops don’t stock their own brand as they don’t have a bakery and sell other brands. So make sure they are Co-op bakery sold in brown bags or loose in some stores.

Co-op Custard Doughnuts

Co-op Custard Doughnuts

(Co-op bakery also sell fruit pies, apple puffs and apple and blackberry turnovers) 

CORNER SHOPS

LONDIS, NISA, SPAR AND SIMILAR STORES

These Funtime doughnuts are often sold in small shops. One to look out for. The custard ones have been confirmed vegan by the supplier.

M & S

Frozen party range, not all year

ms5

ms6

MORRISON’S

 
 I find that some stores still label some with allergens. So always best to check with your store incase they are doing anything different. Should be raspberry, apple and salted caramel.
salted caramel donuts doughnuts

salted caramel donuts

THE NOTTINGHAM DOUGHNUT CO

The Nottingham Doughnut Co. has shops only in Nottingham and Derby at the moment, but they do turn up at markets, food festivals etc. from time to time. They usually have three vegan options as standard— Cinnamon Whirl, a Jam one and a Peanut Butter & Jam.  New flavours are advertised via their social media but are limited edition. All flavours are subject to availability. The shops are closed on Mondays

Cinnamon Whirl

Cinnamon Whirl

 

Sainsbury’s

Donut information – not all stores

custard doughnuts

custard doughnuts

custard doughnut ingredients from bakery book

custard doughnut ingredients from bakery book

jam doughnuts ingredients from bakery book

jam doughnuts ingredients from bakery book

TESCO

The bags are the same, its just the allergen info that is different. The bag will say if they contain eggs and you can always check if they make them from scratch to double check.

WENZEL’S BAKERY

North West London Area

Apple Donuts
Jam Donuts

(They also have Belgium buns, Bread Pudding buns, Chelsea buns, Currant buns, Hot cross buns and Swiss buns)

 

 

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  • Kerry says:

    A lot of the ingrediants have niacin and thiamin listed. How do we know, unless it is stated, whether they are animal or plant derived? It makes shopping nigh on impossible sometimes.

  • Helen Gillespie says:

    I started a petition for this- supermarkets to be consistent and include sugar ring donut and only 200+ signed disappointingly so I stopped and it’s sitting in my change.org account ☹️

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