Friday, June 06, 2014

Five fun facts about donuts!

Happy National Donut Day, friends! Ahhh, can't you just smell that sugary sweet goodness? I say there's no better way to honor everyone's favorite pastry than with a few sweet facts. After all, knowledge is power, people! Consider yourself an expert with these four fun facts...
*The largest donut ever made was a 1.7 ton American-style jelly donut. It measured 16 feet in diameter and 16 inches high in the center. 
*Boston is home to the most donut shops per person.
*More than 10 billion donuts are made in the U.S. every year. 
*The hole in the donut's center appeared in the first half of the 19th Century and allows the donut to cook more evenly.
*The first donut machine was invented in New York City in 1920.
Craving a donut yet? Satisfy your sweet tooth with these amazing donut deals...

*Krispy Kreme is offering one free donut of any variety.
*Dunkin' Donuts is offering one free donut with the purchase of any beverage.
*Enter the Entenmanns sweepstakes for a chance to win free donuts for a year.
*U.S. chains of Tim Hortons are offering a free donut with any purchase. Make sure to say "Happy National Donut Day!"
Will you be taking part in National Donut Day, friends? Excuse me while I go text my mom to see if she can stop at the store on the way home... xoxo

P.S. National Donut Day 2012 and 2013.

P.P.S. Mouthwatering donut recipes...

[Blackberry jam and custard donuts photo from The Sugar Hit; comic via Some-ecards]

2 comments:

PinkPanthress said...

Really? -And here I thought Tumblr was poking fun at me this morning.
This is kinda ridiculous yet so typically USAmerican. D8

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Melissa Blake said...

HA, pink, and it's the perfect excuse to get a donut! :)

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