Sweet history of doughnuts

POSTED: 11:24 AM PDT June 7, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT June 4, 2015 

In honor of National Doughnut Day, take a look at the history of this deep-fried treat.

Krispy Kreme doughnuts
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June 5 is National Doughnut Day. Celebrate by grabbing a doughnut and learning about the history of this deep-fried pastry, according to information from Smithsonian magazine, The History Kitchen, The Salvation Army and other sources.


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