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]


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

    Follow the Royal Peach

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


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