Sweet history of doughnuts

POSTED: 11:24 AM PDT Jun 07, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jun 02, 2016 

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

The Holy Donut doughnut shop
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In 1920, a Russian refugee named Adolph Levitt invented a doughnut machine to crank out the pastries more quickly at his New York bakery.


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