Celebrate National Donut Day With 300 Years Of Dessert History In 3 Minutes

06/05/2015 08:54 am ET

Friday marks National Donut Day, and while you're probably busy collecting free donuts from every franchise on your block, how about taking some time to learn about the history of your favorite round pastry? In the video above, HuffPost Live's Christian Nilsson takes you through the evolution of donuts, starting all the way back in the late 1600s.

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