Original Donuts Find Their Roots in 15th Century Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Donuts have become one of the top American treats, and while many may assume that its greasy origins come from some American bakery, the first known donut actually originated in Germany, found in the 1485 cookbook titled Küchenmeisterei (“Mastery of the Kitchen”). The original donut was not of the sweet variety and instead was filled with …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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