(WXYZ) — Paczki Day is right around the corner! And although Hamtramck is the heart of Metro Detroit’s historic Polish community, you can find paczki in every neighborhood in the run-up to Fat Tuesday.
In our Thursday's Top 7, we’re helping you track down the top 7 paczki in metro Detroit .
#7 PARIS BAKERY (LIVONIA)
Coming in at number 7 is the Paris Bakery in Livonia. They’re known for their breads and stand out paczki. They’ll have live music on Paczki Day! That’ll will have you tapping your feet while you fill your belly.
# 6 AVON DONUTS (PONTIAC)
Avon Donuts in Pontiac comes in sixth. Money Magazine ranked Avon as one of the top 10 donut shops in the country! Money loved Avon’s nontraditional flavors and, of course, their paczki!
#5 NEW PALACE BAKERY (HAMTRAMCK)
You can’t talk paczki without showing love to Hamtramck. At New Palace Bakery, the paczki are already flying out the door.
Stephen Bennington says he can go anywhere but for him New Palace Bakery is his go-to. He says, "It’s Hamtramck. It's good."
#4 EAST DETROIT BAKERY & DELI (EASTPOINTE)
Representing Eastpointe is East Detroit Bakery & Deli. They’re easy to reach on 9 Mile and fans say their paczki are worth the drive no matter where you are!
#3 THE LOONEY BAKER (LIVONIA)
We’re back to Livonia at the Looney Baker. It comes in third. We spoke to 30-year customer Gus, who says the paczki at the Looney Baker will drive you crazy. Customers say the looney bread is insane too!
#2 TRINGALI’S BAKERY (WARREN)
Tringali’s Bakery in Warren grabs the #2 spot. The Tringali's have been baking in metro Detroit since the 1950s. And sweets are thier sweet spot. Even folks who say they don’t eat sweets often say when they do, they head to Tringali’s.
#1 CHENE MODERN BAKERY (DETROIT)
And the top spot goes to Chene Modern Bakery in Detroit! It opened back in the 1930s on Chene Street and has been wowing customers every since, especially with their paczki.
With Fat Tuesday coming next week, paczki production is ramping up all across metro Detroit. Bakers will be working day and night to make sure you can get your hands on as much paczki as your heart desires.