Thank you for the tip Norwood! Donuts are our favorite!!!
How did donut day start?
In 1917, Salvation Army female volunteers known as "lassies" prepared thousands of fresh donuts for the homesick soldiers that served in France during World War I. National Donut Day was officially established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to raise much-needed funds during the Great Depression.
How do you say donut in your language?
Italy = fritole
Montenegro = ustipci
Mexico = churro
Turkey = lokma
France = beignet
Germany = krapfen
India = balushai
Netherlands = oliebollen
Fun Donut Facts!
In the U.S. alone, more than 10 billion donuts are made every year.
The largest donut ever made was an American-style jelly donut weighing 1.7 tons, which was 16 feet in diameter and 16 inches high in the center!
Per capita, Canda has more donut shops than any other country.
The hole in the donut's center appeared in the first half of the 19th Century.
Adolph Levitt invented the first donut machine in 1920.
We found this info at LaMar's Donuts website. These donuts look yummy!
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