Tobies in Hinkely, Minnesota

Halfway between Minneapolis/St. Paul and Hayward, Wisconsin is Hinkley, Minnesota and Tobies Restaurant & Bakery.  There was a crush of customers, so no time to talk with the doughnut-makers, but their work is clearly popular.   The raised chocolate doughnut is a slightly sweet white bun with a heavy spread of medium-dark chocolate frosting; the cake doughnut is light and dry with a taste of cinnamon in the batter, topped with a wonderfully heavy pour of dense chocolate.

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