Where to celebrate National Donut Day 2015 in Toronto
National Donut Day is an annual tradition started in 1938 by The Salvation Army as a way to honour the men and women who served doughnuts to soldiers during WWI. Taking place the first Friday of June each year, this year's celebration takes place today.
Krispy Kreme is giving away a free donut at all locations, while the following Toronto indie donut shops are offering samples, in-store promotions, and special flavours.
Jelly Modern Doughnuts
All locations are participating by giving away mini donut samples, plus offering contests to win a dozen donuts, and smiley face donuts for sale in support of the Salvation Army.
This donut shop on the Danforth is offering a free Von Kebob (a skewer of mini Madagasgar vanilla or French toast-glazed donuts) with purchase of any dozen donuts while supplies last.
The Rolling Pin
Celebrate this most sweet day at this Yonge and Lawrence bakeshop with eight special flavours for sale. Look forward features like a deluxe maple bacon filled with maple fudge, and the Butter My Scotch topped with whipped cream and caramel and filled with butterscotch custard.
The Beaches bakery is still finessing the details for their Donut Day celebration, but they promise "It'll be a mess of donuts all over this place...Donuts on everything!"
Through Being Cool Vegan Baking Co.
"We're not doing anything crazy for Donut Day," staff tell us. Well, that is, unless you count making 20 different flavours available for one day only.
Glory Hole Doughnuts
Parkdale's notoriously named donut shop is running a contest on National Donut Day. Tag @gloryholedoughnuts with a photo of your favourite GH doughnut for a chance to win doughnuts for a year.
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