The History of Birthdays and Birthday Cakes

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Try Birthday Donuts Instead of Birthday Cake This Year! Celebrating birthdays with cake has long been a tradition in American culture, but this Houston donut shop urges you to try something different this year: donuts. Whether you’re tired of the same old cake every year, want to try something new and different, or just love donuts, donuts are a great choice for a birthday treat. Read on to learn about why we celebrate birthdays, where the traditions came from, and Read More

How to Store Donuts and Keep Them Fresh

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Donuts are pretty popular. Here at Shipley Do-Nuts, we create some of the most delicious, fresh donuts Houston has to offer. From traditional glazed, sprinkles and frosting, to bavarian and creme-filled, Shipley Do-Nuts has tons of great options for even the pickiest eaters. Did You Know? Donuts can be stored to eat later! So you’ve ordered fresh donuts and you’re chowing down. Here’s the problem: you’re getting full, and there are still a bunch of donuts left! You don’t want to Read More

Shipleys Donuts Top 6 Funny Donut Posts


Our Shipleys Donuts locations are about more than just making delicious donuts – along with all our scrumptious treats, we like to have some fun too! Here are 6 of our favorite donut posts from the Internet. 6 – This Baked Goods Yoga Scene                                     5 – Mitch Hedberg’s Receipt for a Doughnut Shipleys Donuts loves to laugh, too – especially at comedy sketches Read More

Get Your Pumpkin Spice Fix with Our Seasonal Donuts!

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‘Tis the season to be spooky – and eat seasonal donuts! It’s officially October, and that marks the beginning of the holiday season! Okay- let’s be honest… It’s pumpkin spice season. During this special time of year, we like to get in the spirit with our seasonal donuts and PSLs (pumpkin spice lattes). Keep reading to find out more about our exciting fall offerings! Order Pumpkin Spice Donuts Now! For the Pumpkin Spice Fanatic: Plain Pumpkin Spice Cake Donuts Glazed Read More

The History of Beignets – Houston

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Beignets in Houston are delicious and easy to find now, but where did they come from? What’s their history? Beignet is pronounced ben-YAY Fun Facts About Beignets If you have never had a beignet in Houston, you have got to try one! They’re warm and delicious! Beignets – Square donuts with dough that is deep-fried and coated in powdered sugar. Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana Official state doughnut of Louisiana Beignets are usually fried in oils with a high “smoke Read More

In the News: Our Town America & Shipley Do-Nuts Stand for Hurricane Harvey Victim

Hurricane Harvey may be behind us, but the devastation is still impacting Texas lives. One of those lives happens to be Shipley Do-Nuts employee Lucia Flores. After the hurricane damaged the Shipley Do-Nuts location where she worked, the flooding devastation seemed nearly impossible to remedy. And that’s when Our Town America stepped in. Our Town America is a national new mover marketing company with a local Houston representative. The company started a Facebook fundraising campaign and raised nearly $3,000. They then Read More

Donut vs Doughnut: How Do You Spell It?

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Everybody loves donuts… Well, some people prefer doughnuts. If you’re confused, you should be. We’re talking about the correct spelling – donut vs doughnut. Why? Where did the two spellings come from? And which is correct? Where did the word come from? Doughnut – est. 1809 by Washington Irving The first publication featuring the sweet treat was in The Oxford English Dictionary in 1809. Within the dictionary, Washington Irving’s History of New York mentions the word, saying, “An enormous dish Read More

Try Something New With Breakfast Catering!

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Ever tried breakfast catering? Breakfast catering from Shipley Do-Nuts is the perfect way to provide delicious food at any event in Houston. Best of all, Shipley Do-Nuts offers high-quality catering at an affordable price without sacrificing quality. From savory kolaches to sweet specialty donuts, every craving can be satisfied at Shipley Do-Nuts. We also offer beignets! Order anytime, anywhere, 24/7 either by calling one of our locations or by making an order online! Want the best in donut catering? Order from Read More

The Texas Donut Guide: Where to Find the Best Donuts in Texas

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Looking for the best donuts in Houston? You’ve come to the right place – Shipley Do-Nuts has been making delicious donuts, kolaches, beignets, and more since 1936. All Houston donut shops are not created equal. Shipley Do-Nuts has the best donuts in Houston, hands down! But when you’re out of town, and you get that craving, where do you go? That’s why Shipley Do-Nuts has put together this list of where to find the best donuts all over the great Read More

More Than a Houston Donut Shop

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Got a craving? Order online now! Order Now! When you think of a Houston donut shop, what do you think about? Donuts, right? Obviously. But not every donut shop is the same. Shipley Do-Nuts is much more than a Houston donut shop – it’s the ultimate donut delivery, breakfast catering, and yummy treat shop. That’s right – we carry more than just donuts! Read on below to find out just what Shipley Do-Nuts has to offer you beyond a typical Read More