A donut and a cream-filled donut are not the same. In fact, it probably goes without saying, but the latter is definitely the better of the two, so much so, that this delightful pastry has its own official holiday. Cream-Filled Donut Day is celebrated on September 14th every year.
If you’ve never celebrated before, this year is the time to do so. Here are some clever ideas you’ll surely want to take advantage of.
Make Your Own Cream-Filled Donut
The easiest way to celebrate national cream-filled donut day is to A) head to the store and buy a dozen, or B) make your own at home. You’ll need a variety of baking supplies, and a recipe of your choosing (don’t worry, there are thousands online) but that’s it.
If you’ll be making them at home, make sure to wipe down your kitchen counters and baking dishes with green cleaners. Not only can you test your baking skills, you’ll also be able to eat as many delicious cream-filled donuts as you’d like. What’s not to like about that?
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Bring Some to Work
Want to be the hero at work? Share cream-filled donuts with all of your co-workers. Pick up a dozen (or more) on your way into work and impress everyone with an offering of these delicious buttery, treats. Make sure to get a variety of different pastries, both fruit and cream filled, that way everyone is sure to find something that they like.
This one’s a little messy, but fun nonetheless. You’ve heard of playing ring toss with regular old donuts, but if you really want a challenge, use a cream-filled donut instead.
There’s no ring in the middle, so you literally have to make one yourself. The challenge is to throw the donut with enough force to pop a hole down the center. Sound tough? It certainly is. You’re sure to get frosting and filling everywhere, so have some green cleaners on hand to make tidying up easy.
Treat the Police
Police officers serve our communities every day and keep us and our families safe. They are also known donut aficionados. Treat your local officers to a cream-filled donut on this special day. Not only will it help strengthen community relations, it’s also a great way to get out and meet folks.
Whether you decide to stay home and munch on a donut while getting work done around the house (use green cleaners if you do!) or whether you treat your co-workers to a delightful breakfast, you might as well do something out of the ordinary. This day comes but once a year, so make the most out of it!
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