May 252016
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National Donut day is coming up!  Donuts always had a big role in family celebrations when I was growing up, as cake-style donuts were one of my Gram’s specialties.

3 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Donut Day!

So I can’t let a holiday like National Donut Day pass by without participating.  And thankfully Entenmann’s wanted to help us party in style, too, with a fun National Donut Day party pack they sent us.

National Donut Day Party Ideas

Here are three ways you can celebrate National Donut Day today, too.

Donut Fondue – There are so many different types of fondue out there, but have you ever tried it with donuts?  Get some of the round bite-sized donuts, plus cut up a few of the full-size ones into small chunks.  Then dip into your favorite fondue sauce like chocolate, caramel, or even melted frosting.

Donut Eating Contest – No, I don’t mean to see how many you can eat in five minutes (though that could be fun, too).  Instead tie a piece of string to something high up (or just put it on a plate if that won’t work) and have everyone try and eat their donut – without using their hands.  First one to finish wins!

Donut Decorating – Pick up a couple boxes of plain Entenmann’s, some frosting or sauces, and toppings.  Kids will have fun adding sprinkles, nuts, candy, marshmallows or even crushed cereal to their creations.

The Salvation Army created National Donut Day to celebrate the “Donut Lassies” who made donuts for the soldiers during World War 1.  So for every consumer (fan or not) that enters Entenmann’s Facebook “Win Free Donuts for a Year” sweepstakes, $1 will be donated to The Salvation Army, up to $35,000!  You can learn more about the sweeps and see the official rules by going to Entenmann’s® Facebook page.

National Donut Day Prize Pack from Entenmann's

I want to pass a little sweet love along, so Entenmann’s will be sending one winner a National Donut Day prize pack.  It contains: (5) $7 Entenmann’s Coupons, one $25 AMEX gift card, Entenmann’s ® Party Napkins and Plates, an Entenmann’s ® National Donut Day T-Shirt and a Rich Frosted Donut Plush Toy with a party hat. Open to US residents 18+ at the time of entry, and will close at midnight EST on June 11th.

What’s your favorite donut for National Donut Day?

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About Liza

Liza is a mom (5-year-old daughter, 20-year-old stepson, and 24-year-old stepdaughter) and wife living in Louisville. She loves spending time with her family, visiting the local zoo and parks, as well as planning travel adventures. Cooking and baking, DIY projects and crafts, and coffee - lots and lots of coffee - round out some of her other hobbies.

  15 Responses to “3 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Donut Day”

  1. My favorite Entenmann’s donut is the powdered donut.

  2. My favorite is Entenmann’s Rich Frosted Donuts. Thank you for the chance!

  3. we like the chocolate chip mini muffins

  4. I like the powdered donuts.

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  6. My favorite is the chocolate frosted donuts.

  7. I love the Cinnamon Glazed donuts. I love anything with a cinnamon glaze!

  8. My favorite Entenmann’s donut is a toss between a chocolate frosted donut and their powdered sugar donuts.

  9. I love their powdered sugar Donuts.

  10. My favorite Entenmann donut is their crumb topped donuts.

  11. Oh I have to say our favorite is their Powdered donuts! Oh so good! Our little one loves them!

  12. The chocolate frosted donuts never last long in my house of hungry boys!

  13. I love their chocolate frosted donuts!

  14. I really like the Entenmann’s crumb donuts and also enjoy apple fritters.

  15. I like their crumb topped donuts. I also like their little bites.

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