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Sweet history of doughnuts

POSTED: 11:24 AM PDT Jun 07, 2013 

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

Donut Day - Greece
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The concept of fried dough dates back centuries -- ancient Greeks and Romans topped their fried dough treats with honey or fish sauce, and excavations of Native American sites have turned up what appear to be fossilized doughnuts.

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