5 Things You Didn't Know About Doughnuts

5 Things You Didn't Know About Doughnuts

Here are five facts you may not know about doughnuts. Hanson Gregory made the first doughnut hole when he spiked one of his mother's doughnuts on a spoke of his ship's wheel. During World War I, Salvation Army volunteers served doughnuts to soldiers on the frontlines, cementing the snack's image as a wholesome slice of home. The same thing happened during World War II, and many a returning veteran opened up a doughnut shop. The \"Hot Doughnuts Now\" light (which lets customers know when a warm batch of doughnuts is ready) was turned on in 1992.

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