November 5- National Doughnut Day

 

National Doughnut Day

cream filled donuts

Facts on Donuts

  • The two most common types are the ring doughnut and the filled doughnut—which is injected with fruit preserves, cream, custard, or other sweet fillings.
  • The first cookbook mentioning doughnuts was an 1803.
  • By the mid-19th century, the doughnut looked and tasted like today’s doughnut, and was viewed as a thoroughly American food.
  • in 1920, Russian born immigrant Adolph Levitt created the first automated doughnut machine.
  • The average American eats 63 dozen donuts a year.