10 deals for National Donut Day in Connecticut

June 3 is National Donut Day, and several bakeries and donut shops across the Nutmeg state will be offering their products for a little less dough. 

National Donut Day originated in 1938 as a tribute to The Salvation Army's "Doughnut Lassies," who supported troops and served them donuts during World War I, according to the Salvation Army.

Here are the locations offering deals:

Wallingford Beach Donuts
Wallingford

Donuts at Wallingford Beach Donuts

Donuts at Wallingford Beach Donuts

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Wallingford Beach Donuts is offering customers a variety of deals, including a dozen donuts for $12, a half dozen donuts for $7, a donut with any size coffee for $3 and a free coffee of any size with the purchase of a breakfast sandwich, an employee told Hearst Connecticut Media. 

Wallingford Beach Donuts is located on 200 Church St, Wallingford.

Blazing Fresh Donuts
Guilford

Blazing Fresh Donuts staff work to create some sweet treats at the Guilford store on Nov. 26, 2019.

Blazing Fresh Donuts staff work to create some sweet treats at the Guilford store on Nov. 26, 2019.

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Blazing Fresh Donuts is offering customers a buy one, get one half-off on their donut selection, the store told Hearst Connecticut Media. The shop offers donuts with unusual flavors, like peanut butter frosting and chopped bacon, according to its website.

Customers will also be entered into a raffle to win a gift card. 

Blazing Fresh Donuts is located on 16 Church St, Guilford.

Grounds Donut House
Danbury

A doughnut from Grounds Donut House, which opened at 35 Lake Ave. Ext. in Danbury on Oct. 17.

A doughnut from Grounds Donut House, which opened at 35 Lake Ave. Ext. in Danbury on Oct. 17.

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Grounds Donut House is offering customers a free small hot or iced coffee when they buy two donuts, the store told Hearst Connecticut Media. 

The donut house specializes in oversized gourmet donuts with flavors ranging from maple bacon to cookies and cream, according to their website. 

Grounds Donut House is located on 35 Lake Ave Ext, Danbury.

 

Dunkin Donuts
all across CT

A chocolate glazed donut and a cup of coffee are arranged for a photograph at a Dunkin' Donuts Inc. store in West Orange, New Jersey, U.S., on Thursday, July 7, 2011. Sales at U.S. retailers surpassed analysts' estimates last month as discounts and lower gas prices in the U.S. enticed consumers to spend. Photographer: Emile Wamsteker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A chocolate glazed donut and a cup of coffee are arranged for a photograph at a Dunkin' Donuts Inc. store in West Orange, New Jersey, U.S., on Thursday, July 7, 2011. Sales at U.S. retailers surpassed analysts' estimates last month as discounts and lower gas prices in the U.S. enticed consumers to spend. Photographer: Emile Wamsteker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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The chain is offering customers a free classic donut if they purchase any beverage, according to their Instagram page. 

Dunkin Donuts has locations all across Connecticut.

Krispy Kreme
Uncasville

SACO, ME - OCTOBER 3: Donuts on the 270 machine at Krispy Kreme in Saco Tuesday, October 3, 2017. The 270 machine makes 270 dozen donuts per hour. (Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

SACO, ME - OCTOBER 3: Donuts on the 270 machine at Krispy Kreme in Saco Tuesday, October 3, 2017. The 270 machine makes 270 dozen donuts per hour. (Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

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Krispy Kreme will be offering guests a free donut of their choice, as well as a $1 Original Glazed dozen deal with the purchase of any dozen or 16-count minis, according to its website.

The store will also be offering customers a coupon to come back for a free mystery donut, which the store calls "berry sweet" on June 10, according to its website.

Krispy Kreme is located on 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville.

Tastease
Hartford

A selection of donuts at Tastease.

A selection of donuts at Tastease.

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Tastease will be giving away one free donut to each customer with no purchase required, the store told Hearst Connecticut Media.

The shop specializes in mini donuts themed around different holidays. 

Tastease is located on 70 New Park Ave, Hartford.

Donut Crazy
Locations in New Haven, Branford, West Hartford, Westport, Stratford and Shelton

Donut Crazy, a new gourmet doughnut shop, is open for business on River Road in Shelton, Conn., across from Sports Center of Connecticut.
Donut Crazy, a new gourmet doughnut shop, is open for business on River Road in Shelton, Conn., across from Sports Center of Connecticut.
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Donut Crazy is offering customers a free donut with each coffee they buy, the chain told Hearst Connecticut Media. The bakery serves a range of fresh specialty donuts, according to its website.

Donut Crazy has locations 1 Ferry Ln W, Westport, 3690 Main St, Stratford, 785 River Rd, Shelton,972 W Main St, Branford and 290 York St, New Haven.

7-Eleven
All across CT

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 10: A pedestrian walks past a 7-Eleven store on January 10, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Immigration officials raided nearly 100 7-Eleven stores across the country this morning checking the immigration status of store employees. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 10: A pedestrian walks past a 7-Eleven store on January 10, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Immigration officials raided nearly 100 7-Eleven stores across the country this morning checking the immigration status of store employees. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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7-Eleven is offering members of its 7-Eleven rewards program a buy one, get one free donut offer from June 3 through June 5, according to delish.com.

7-Eleven has locations all across Connecticut.

Indulge by Palazzo
Wethersfield

Indulge by Palazzo

Indulge by Palazzo

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This bakery has several specials, including a free coffee for customers who buy a dozen donuts and one free mini donut for those who buy a cup of coffee, an employee told Hearst Connecticut Media.

The special runs from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to the shop.

Indulge by Palazzo is located on 933 Silas Deane Hwy, Wethersfield.

Swiches Coffee & Donuts
Berlin

Swiches Coffee & Donuts

Swiches Coffee & Donuts

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Swiches Coffee & Donuts will be offering their customers a buy one donut, get one free offer on National Donut Day. 

Swiches Coffee & Donuts is located on 1198 Farmington Ave, Berlin.