Australia’s first guilt-free donut bakery is in Brisbane

Australia’s first guilt-free donut bakery is in Brisbane

The friendliest donuts are setting up shop in Newstead.

By Candice Jackson | 14th October 2015

OMG! It’s really happening, guys! You no longer have to scour multiple Brisbane cafes or venture to the weekend markets for your Nododonuts fix, because they’re opening their own goddamn delicious café and bakery in Newstead on October 31!

The Nododonuts Cafe is primarily a take-away store, but they have included seating into the design so people can feel free to hang around, enjoy a coffee, eat donuts and make use of the free wi-fi.

Nododonuts owner Kate Williams says the brand had recently spent many months at the New Farm Markets selling donuts and felt they had already built a strong relationship with so many locals to open their first physical location.

The first physical Brisbane store has been a long time coming for the Nododonuts brand, launching at the Hawthorne Markets 18 months ago, and growing from strength to strength ever since. But the gluten-free (and guilt-free) donut recipe from NodoDonuts actually began two years ago, when owner Kate created a winning blend free from soy and corn that still appealed to those without dietary confinements.

Coined as “the world’s friendliest donut”, the wholesome baked Nododonuts now come in 10 delectable flavours, with crowd favourites including their raspberry coconut with couverture white chocolate and vanilla bean and freeze dried raspberries.


Nododonuts: Vanilla bean and freeze dried raspberries donuut.

But, the flavours won’t stop there, as Kate says their planning on introducing many new exciting donut delights as part of the new Nododonuts cafe and in Newstead. They’re even auctioning “the world’s most expensive donut” at their pre-launch party on October 30 to raise money for charity.

Kate says the donut will be very over the top and packed with as many indulgent delicious ingredients they can possibly fit into one little Nododonuts donut.

All the money raised from the donut will go to their charity of choice, Child’s Play Queensland, who offer free psychological support to children as an early intervention preventing further mental health issues in early childhood.

“We thought it was a really great fit for Nodo because we want to see people be the best they can to get the most out of life,” she says.

As for the Nododonuts Café, Kate is really excited to share the new space with everyone.

“We basically just fell in love with the premise and knew it was the place for us. Our intention is to create a place where people feel very welcomed with no barriers between the nodo staff and our flourless fanatics,” Kate says.

Nododonuts Cafe
1 Ella Street, Newstead

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Article by Candice Jackson

Candice Jackson is a former Journalist of Style Magazines. She has an uncontrollable sweet tooth, an irrational fear of birds and a love of travel. Candice believes in the Yes Man Philosophy.


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