Doughnut lovers, this is your day! The sweet taste of a freshly baked doughnut will be particularly special as it is National Doughnut Day 2020. A day set aside to enjoy the sweet mouthwatering deliciousness of a doughnut without feeling guilty.

A doughnut or if you prefer, donut, is usually deep-fried from flour dough. In Acadiana, you'll find them in the shape of a ring, filled or holes. In these parts, we'll even fill a doughnut with boudin. Toppings include the traditional sugar glaze, chocolate, sprinkles, powdered sugar, cinnamon or fruit.

One of the most popular doughnut shops in the Acadiana area is Rickey Meche's Donut King with locations throughout the Acadiana area. Louise Lambert, manager of Rickey Meche's Donut King on Pinhook Rd. in Lafayette says,

We are celebrating National Donut Day and the first day of Phase Two openings for Louisiana. It's a great day for a doughnut. treat Yourself. It's comfort food. Plus, it's Friday! Acadiana is back open. Let's all celebrate. Shop local, eat local and help all of Acadiana's small businesses recover from the past two months.

Nationally, Krispy Kreme has been celebrating all week long and wraps up the celebrating today. Through today, get a free doughnut of your choice while supplies last at participating U.S. Krispy Kreme shop and drive-thrus. No purchase is necessary.

Dunkin' will give you a free doughnut of your choice today with the purchase of a beverage, at participating locations. On Saturday and Sunday, Grubhub is offering a free half dozen on Dunkin' orders of $10 or more.

And registered Duck Donuts Rewards members will receive a free cinnamon sugar donut offer all weekend.

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