© 2017 by Dilla's Delights. 

BAKERY IN DETROIT, MI

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ORGANIC

FLOUR

Baked

DAILY

High Quality

INGREDIENTS

 

OUR STORY

I'M HERMAN HAYES,

Dilla's "Uncle Herm"

I've been a chef and baker for my entire career. Donuts are my specialty. When I used to visit my little nephew James, the first thing he'd look for was that box of donuts in my hand. Little did I know that many years later, James would become J. Dilla, a legendary hip-hop producer, and those donuts would not only inspire the name of his most acclaimed album, but become a symbol of the man himself.

MADE FRESH DAILY

IN

Detroit

The Yancey and Hayes families have been a part of this city for generations, through its ups and downs. We are proud to be a part of downtown Detroit's amazing comeback. Come see us the next time you're in town!

A tribute and

A LIVING LEGACY

After Dilla's death in 2006, I was amazed at how much he and his music meant to people all over the globe. And with their father gone, I wanted his daughters to have some support and a living bond to his legacy. After a decade of planning and working, I opened my donut shop in Detroit in 2016. I called it Dilla's Delights — named for the two little girls who meant the world to him.

Detroit

J DILLA

A Detroit Legend

OUR DONUTS

 

NEWS

 
John Doe Cake
Our original classic cake donut.
John Doe Cake w/ MAX Chocolate
Our plain Doe with chocolate ganache.
McNasty Macaroon Cake
Toasted coconut crumble makes McNasty the bomb.
Cakeboy Chocolate Cake
The darkness. With or without MAX Chocolate Ganache.
Cakeboy Chocolate Glaze
Deep chocolate with an extra snap of sweetness.
Brewster's Banana Pudding Cake
Fresh bananas give a burst of flavor.
Rico Suave Cinnamon Raisin Cake
VEGAN! Come get this classic flavor combo.
Blackbottom Blueberry Cake
VEGAN! A tasty tribute to the old neighborhood.
Conant Gardens Glaze
Simple and sweet, raised and glazed to amaze.
D-Lime-Nut Glaze
A taste of the tropics in Detroit.
Lightworx Lemon Glaze
Pucker up for this citrus sensation.
Beverly Bavarian Cream Filled
Light cream in a fluffy donut topped with chocolate ganache.
Aaliyah Lemon Filled
A tart tribute to Detroit's own babygirl.
Rasul Wasi Raspberry Filled
Delicious, sweet fruit in a fluffy donut.
Red Cornish Cinnamon Roll
How Detroit rolls in the morning.
Fan-Tas-Tic Fruit Fritters
In apple, cranberry and mixed berry.
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CONTACT & FAQ

242 John R St, Detroit, MI 48226
313-346-3771
dillasdelights@gmail.com
 
Open Wednesday thru Saturday, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM or sold out
Conant Gardens Glaze

Simple and sweet, raised and glazed to amaze.