Wednesday, March 2, 2011


Ahhhhh it's Wednesday! We are almost there. To another weekend, that is! If you have read some of my blog, you might have read where I grew up working (and eating) in my parents bakery. We owned.....a donut shop! I remember going and getting a hot chocolate frosted donut before school. YUMMM!!! Nothin better!

After I graduated I decided to stay and manage the store. Talk about long hours lol. It was like the Dunkin Donuts commercial where you see the guy getting up in the middle of the night and he says, "It's time to make the donuts!" We used to start making donuts at midnight. Midnight I say lol! Then our store opened a 4 a.m.! Yes people are out at those hours. On a typical Saturday we would sell about 150 dozen donuts, rolls, apple fritters, donut holes, etc.

In 2000 we decided to sell the store. My mom and I were worn out and felt like we were ready for a change.  3 years later we opened another store but this time it was a full service restaraunt. We kept it for a few years and sold it. I loved owning the stores and learned so much from them.  After a while you do get tired of food. Especially when you go home smelling like it. I do however have cravings from time to time for one of our donuts so I decided to make some!

These are actully cake donuts. Buttermilk cake to be exact!!

Here they are frying up. Wow, did they smell good!! Brought back lots of memories!

There are a couple that are done. I couldn't decide what flavors I wanted to dip them in. I had made chocolate (of course!), cherry, buttercream, plain glaze and cinnamon sugar. Yummmo!

Here they are all finished and ready to eat!!! I took some to our neighbors and she later told me that they didn't last long! They didn't at my house either! Well, I hope you enjoyed hearing a little about my past. That's all I have for today. I think I'm going to go get started on some St. Patty Day cookies. After all, it is March!!! (Did March sneek up on you too???) Hope everyone has a wonderful day!! Thanks for stopping by!