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"The Donut Critic" shares his favorite donut shops for National Donut Day

National Donut Day
Posted at 1:13 PM, Jun 06, 2024

Benjamin Lee, "The Donut Critic" is the expert on knowing where to go to celebrate National Donut Day on Friday, June 7, 2024.

He was named as "Krispy Kreme's Chief Donut Dreamer". That means he worked three days with Krispy Kreme scientists and flavor team and crafted six donuts that were tasted by the CEO!

He brought in two of his favorites that you can only get on National Donut Day at Krispy Kreme.

Benjamin also told us about some other spots to check out.

Cross E Ranch is allowing you to drive through and pick up donuts to celebrate on Friday, June 7 only. Normally you'd have to buy tickets to their spring or fall festivals to get a donut. But, order online for pick-up. Their special is Lemon Poppyseed but Benjamin says you have to get their Apple Cider Glazed donuts too.

Fresh Donut & Deli is a hidden gem in Salt lake City that sells Benjamin's favorite glazed donut in the state! He says it's perfect for camping because they stay fresh for days.

If you're not in Salt Lake, Benjamin gave us his faves from all over Utah:

West Valley: Donut Boy
South Valley: Donut Star
North Utah County: Lehi Bakery and Avenue Bakery
South Utah County: Bismarck Doughnuts, Ono's Malasadas and Lighthouse Donuts
West Utah: Nigh Time Donuts
East Utah: Mirror Lake Service (Kamas Chevron)
Southern Utah: Pinkbox Doughnuts and Farmstead Bakery
Northern Utah (Logan): Johnny O's Spudnuts and Krispy Kreme
Ogden/Davis: Donut Run, Bowman's, and Mountain Donuts

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