"For those who might want to justify those sticky guilty pleasures with which they filled their hands Friday, National Doughnut Day is actually a patriotic remembrance of the time in World War I when Salvation Army volunteers handed out doughnuts on the front lines to soldiers. The doughnut-dishers were all women dubbed "doughgirls," and at the time, the plain cake yummies were just exotic European creations." [more here]
I have not eaten one in a long time. My favs are glazed. How about you?