Informative Speech On Donut

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The donut has often been characterized as the policeman’s favorite food, but lately it has also been America’s favorite treat. The donut has played a great role in history and in America’s stomachs.

Today I would like to inform you about the history of the donut, why donut has holes and their comeback in today’s society.

Sentence Outline I. According to Mr. Breakfast website, donuts have been around since the beginning of time. a. Archaeologists still continue to find fossilized bits of what looks like donuts in the Native American settlements.
b. The donuts are said to have come to Manhattan by the Dutch with the name “oily cakes.”
c. Most people give credit to the Dutch for the invention of these fried
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She states that sea Captain Gregory, while at the wheel one stormy night, found it hard to both steer his ship and eat his fried cake. ii. He, therefore, out of hunger shoved one of the fried cakes on one of the spokes of the wheel. iii. This left the fried cake with a hole in the center creating a perfect finger hold to grip the cake with. iv. He was then able to both eat his fried cake and steer his ship. v. Being very pleased with his invention he convinced the galley’s cook to fry the cakes in the same manner. c. Other articles believe that donuts have holes simply because it makes them easier to dunk in coffee. III. As many of you have probably notice there are not many donut companies here in northern Alabama. a. Donut stores such as Dunkin Donuts, and Krispy kreme have grown rapidly in today’s society. b. Americans enjoy these oily cakes that the Dutch invented. i. They have become so popular that Krispy Kreme now caters weddings. ii. Low-carb donuts are also available. c. To show you how much American’s enjoy wanting donuts, let me share with you some facts that I found on associated content website. i. Each week, Krispy Kreme makes enough donuts to reach from New York to Los

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