At one time cupcakes might have been the sweet craze of the moment, then macarons most definitely were (and in some cases still are). Donuts began to transform years ago from beloved lowbrow snack to the artisanal go-to dessert of choice that has hipsters lining up out the door. Shops are open not just in the mornings for breakfast, but also late into the evening. In the past year or so, that transformation has seemed to reach every corner of the country, to the point that there’s no denying it: the donut is the new cupcake. Here are nine places that are proving donuts’ worth as the new queen of pastries.