National Doughnut Day

FOOD
10:21 am
Fri June 7, 2013

A Day to Celebrate the Doughnut

The case at Gibson's Donuts on Mt. Moriah is where diets go to die.
Credit Christopher Blank

A warning to readers: this web posting of today’s WKNO radio story on National Doughnut Day can be dangerous to your waistline.

It includes graphic depictions of sugar-coated confections, including a delicious maple sugar-glazed doughnut with bacon sprinkles.

But before we completely savage your diet, let’s remember how National Doughnut Day started.

During World War I, Salvation Army volunteers went to France to help cook for soldiers in the trenches. Doughnuts were easy to mass produce.

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