Doughnuts are popular in many countries and can be cooked in a variety of ways as a sweet snack that can be produced at home or bought in bakeries. In today’s post, we will reveal to you who invented the famous and delicious doughnuts, so stick around to find out.
Many historians credit the invention of the modern donor to a sailor, a Dutchman named Hansen Gregory. His mother, Elizabeth, was known to make oily cake. She made some for him to take on one of his voyages. And she also sent along a recipe so he could make some more.
However, these cakes didn’t have holes in them. One story says that the sea captain invented the donut by appealing one of the cake so much ship steering wheel. He did that in order to keep his hands free in a sudden storm on June 22 1847.
Gregory liked the cake better with a hole in the middle and ordered his cook to make them than wait for the rest of the voyage. The donut could have been invented by many people in many different ways in different lands. But the Hansen Gregory one is mentioned more than any other.
So many historians go with that one as the most likely donut scheme in popularity in the US after World War One, a New York businessman named Adolf Lavin invented the donut machine. And the little circular pastry became an even bigger hit. Today. Doughnuts can be purchased just about anywhere. Donut is the English term and similar creations in other countries include beignets a French version of a donut. Berliners or Bismarck’s, which are German versions of donuts usually filled with jelly Zeppo, which is an Italian donut.