Even presidents need a sugar fix first thing in the morning sometimes. That much seemed true today, when President Obama landed in Tampa at 6:43 a.m. and promptly took off for a Krispy Kreme donut store about 10 minutes from the airport. Where he ordered three dozen donuts!

The president shook hands with early morning patrons, bought jelly donuts for two children and then dropped off the donuts at a local fire station. Well played, Obama. Well played.

Buzzfeed has a report from the White House pool report written by Agence France-Presse's Stephen Collinson with more details.

Click through the below slideshow to see Obama reveling in the glory that is Krispy Kreme.

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    President Barack Obama pays for his order during an unannounced visit to Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. Obama, who traveled to Florida for a campaign event nearby, surprised local patrons when he drove up in the morning. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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    President Barack Obama greets local patron during an unannounced visit to Krispy Kreme Doughnuts shop, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. Obama, who traveled to Florida for a campaign event nearby, surprised local patrons when he drove up in the morning. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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    President Barack Obama delivers boxes of Krispy Kreme doughnuts, that he purchased nearby, to firefighters at Fire Station No. 14., during an unannounced visit, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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    President Barack Obama makes an order during unannounced visit to Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. Obama, who traveled to Florida for a campaign event nearby, surprised local patrons when he drove up in the morning. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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