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I have a love affair with donuts.

Good donuts, that is.

I am not a fan of heavy, cake-like objects in the shape of a donut. Or ones that are too greasy. But those perfectly fried sweet bread morsels draped in a perfect coat of sugar glaze…those have my heart. Light, melt in your mouth, tastes of heaven.

That being said, I fully approve and endorse the donut goodness that exists at the Donut Palace, a locally owned group of donut shops that have popped up in recent years around the metro area.

But for me, personally, I always need a reason to get donuts. With that in mind, here are THIRTEEN valid reasons to eat donuts from the Donut Palace – just in case you need reasons, too.

Thirteen Reasons To Get Donut Palace Donuts

1. I didn’t sleep well last night. Grab a bag full of donuts and large coffee to jump start your day.

Try the Maple Crumb Donut at Donut Palace!

2. There’s a crisp feeling in the air this morning. Celebrate with a Maple Crumb Donut or a Homemade Apple Fritter.

3. My kid had all A’s on his report card. Take him out for donuts (so you can have some, too).

4. My kid rocked out his school play / soccer game / football game / ballet class / art class / music class / recital / school project……. Take her out for donuts (so you can have some, too).

5. My kid had a rough day at school. Make it better with donuts (so you can have some, too).

6. My friend needs a pick-me-up. Take her some donuts (so you can have some, too).

7. Chocolate craving. Go with the Chocolate Donut Holes.

8. There’s nothing good in the house for breakfast. Grab donuts on the go.

9. I need to connect with my inner child today. Have a Pig in the Blanket and some Chocolate and Vanilla Sprinkle Donuts.

10. I have a really important meeting today! Have a Ham and Cheese Croissant – and a donut.

11. I need to carb load for a long run. Have a dozen donuts. (Okay, that’s probably not going to get the job done right, but it was worth a try…)

12. I heard there’s bacon on a donut at the Donut Palace. This, I’ve GOT to try (and try again. and again. and, yes, again.) It’s true: The Donut Palace is home to the Bacon Maple Glazed Donut. If ever there was a must try menu item in our book, this certainly is it.

13. Eat Jackson said so. You better go try these donuts stat.

Food: Sweet. But they also have savory options like the popular Pig in a Blanket and Ham and Cheese Croissants. They also have both chocolate and plain glazed donut holes – a major plus with the littler donut lovers among us.

Service: Quick. But the drive-thru line is often long, so we recommend walking in for quicker service if you’re in a pinch.

Atmosphere: Expect the standard donut shop experience: efficient, plain straightforward atmosphere featuring hot coffee, hot chocolate, milk, chocolate milk, juices and soft drinks from self-service stations and drink coolers and a mouth-watering case full of donut goodness.

The sign on the door says they’re open til 2 p.m. But they weren’t on the day I stopped by at 1 p.m. They most definitely ARE open for normal breakfast hours with a drive-thru and walk-in service available in the mornings with five metro locations to serve you.

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Donut Palace
5651 Hwy 25
Flowood, MS 39232
(601) 919-8601

Other locations:


1139 Old Fannin Road, Brandon, MS
(601) 919-1380

1530 West Government Street, Brandon, MS
(601) 824-9099


119 Bozeman Road, Madison, MS
(601) 898-2211

1716 U.S. 51, Madison, MS
(601) 898-8781

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38 Responses to 13 Reasons to Eat Donuts

  1. bryan November 16, 2012 at 1:33 pm #


  2. Brandon November 16, 2012 at 1:33 pm #


  3. Jon Daniels November 16, 2012 at 1:34 pm #

    One of my fondest childhood memories & foods was donuts from Delta Cream Donuts in Cleveland, MS! Awesome donuts! Miss that place!

  4. Jon Daniels November 16, 2012 at 1:35 pm #

    But will definitely have to try some from Donut Palace soon!

  5. Danielle November 16, 2012 at 1:37 pm #

    Mmmmmmmmmmmm. Donuts.

  6. Justin November 16, 2012 at 1:38 pm #

    These donuts look so good.. I may have to try tomorrow morning

  7. james bowley November 16, 2012 at 1:39 pm #

    i could eat 13 of those right now!

  8. Tyler November 16, 2012 at 1:40 pm #


  9. Sumati November 16, 2012 at 1:41 pm #

    I only need one reason… They are delish! 🙂

  10. David November 16, 2012 at 1:42 pm #

    I am going to have to get some for breakfast tomorrow!

  11. Blossom November 16, 2012 at 1:43 pm #

    Anybody know where I can find good gluten free donuts?

  12. Laura Burt November 16, 2012 at 1:43 pm #

    🙂 This article made me smile.

  13. Jeff Mason November 16, 2012 at 1:47 pm #

    The homemade pig in a blanket are awesome

  14. Amy November 16, 2012 at 1:59 pm #


  15. Scott November 16, 2012 at 2:08 pm #

    Nothing beats a good doughnut with a good cup of coffee in the morning!!! Thanks for the guide

  16. Philip November 16, 2012 at 2:11 pm #

    This place is great. Love the fact that they have all the flavors that we like.

  17. Weiss November 16, 2012 at 2:25 pm #

    The picture alone makes me want some Right Now!

  18. Paul November 16, 2012 at 2:45 pm #

    ¿Dónde están los donuts?

  19. Charlie November 16, 2012 at 2:45 pm #

    I could think of about 365 reasons to eat donuts. Love the donut palace, too!!!

  20. Brian November 16, 2012 at 2:51 pm #

    Warm donuts… They are a thing of beauty!!

  21. Scott November 16, 2012 at 3:09 pm #

    Mmmmm donuts….

  22. JB November 16, 2012 at 3:13 pm #

    Can’t wait 2 try these

  23. Beth November 16, 2012 at 3:31 pm #

    The apple fritters are AWESOME.

  24. Jan November 16, 2012 at 3:52 pm #

    Great review!

  25. Stacey November 16, 2012 at 3:58 pm #

    I plan to try them real soon!! yummy

  26. Jill November 16, 2012 at 4:01 pm #

    We have a Donut Palace in McComb, too. And Oh MY GOD is it the best. We buy a dozen donuts and two chocolate milks, and destroy the donuts on the way home. Perfect comfort food for the winter. No regrets, either… just delicious!

  27. Jan November 16, 2012 at 4:08 pm #

    Donut palace is the best!

  28. Jaclyn Lewis November 16, 2012 at 4:09 pm #

    I have another one: pick up a dozen and take them to work with you on Friday morning. Your coworkers will LOVE you and it will be a nice way to end the week!

  29. Sumner Abraham November 16, 2012 at 4:31 pm #

    Love me some donuts! Ole!

  30. GoodGuyGreg November 16, 2012 at 4:37 pm #

    Local donuts is the best donuts.

  31. Laura November 16, 2012 at 6:23 pm #

    Always make Saturday mornings better!!!

  32. Sara W. November 16, 2012 at 8:03 pm #

    Donuts + bacon .. Sweet + savory .. !!!
    A visit is definitely in order ~

  33. Pamela November 16, 2012 at 10:33 pm #

    Yum! Yum! I do love doughnuts.

  34. hrmajsty November 28, 2012 at 9:43 am #

    I’d love to take my son the Krispy Kreme lover with me to try this out.

  35. Jason November 28, 2012 at 12:56 pm #

    The Old Fannin location has nearly become a weekly outing for our family. Glazed are always great and even the variety flavors have something special that national donut chains do not have. The staff is usually quick and friendly (depending on who is working). Great place!!!!

  36. Nyssa December 5, 2012 at 6:50 pm #

    I love all things donut palace. We have one across the street from the police dept I work for. I’m going to grab some friday before work to celebrate my house closing next monday and my hubby s new job!


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