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25+ Doughnut Ideas Your Guests Will Go Nuts Over

The first Friday in June marks one of the most delicious holidays of the year — National Doughnut Day! This celebration of this sweet dessert also has a sweet history; it was created in 1938 in honor of the men and women who delivered doughnuts to our wounded soldiers during WWI. So while you're munching on your free doughnuts today, peruse these delectable ways to include the treat in your wedding day.

By: Kristen Klein

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  • Doughnut Walls

    Doughnut Walls

    An entire wall made of doughnuts? Yes, please. 

    Photo Credit: Jamie Jones Photography

  • Doughnut Walls

    Doughnut Walls

    A framed peg board is the perfect spot to hang some delicious doughnuts.

    Photo Credit: Marianne Taylor Photography

  • Doughnut Walls

    Doughnut Walls

    This rustic display is doughnut-lover's dream come true.

    Photo Credit: The Grovers Photography

  • Doughnut Walls

    Doughnut Walls

    Getting married outdoors? Don't let that stand in the way of your doughnut wall dreams. Create a makeshift wall with some drywall. 

    Photo Credit: Bryan Miller Photography

  • Doughnut Walls

    Doughnut Walls

    Hang your doughnuts from key hooks.

    Photo Credit: Jaye Kogut Photography

  • Doughnut Cakes

    Doughnut Cakes

    Not a fan of the traditional wedding cake? Keep a top tier just for cutting, and serve a tower of doughnuts instead.

    Photo Credit: Ashlyn Dawson Photography

  • Doughnut Cakes

    Doughnut Cakes

    Have your cake and eat doughnuts, too.

    Photo Credit: Desire Dugan Photography

  • Doughnut Cakes

    Doughnut Cakes

    Double the dessert! Top your cupcakes with mini doughnuts.

    Photo Credit: Ruby's Of London

  • Doughnut Towers

    Doughnut Towers

    You can create a doughnut tower that matches any wedding style, from rustic...

    Photo Credit: Nick Sherman

  • Doughnut Towers

    Doughnut Towers

    ...to vintage...

    Photo courtesy of Landlocked Bride via Lover.ly

  • Doughnut Towers

    Doughnut Towers

    ...to modern.

    Photo Credit: Jewels Photography 

  • Doughnut Towers

    Doughnut Towers

    Doughnuts decorated as the bride and groom are delicious and adorable. 

    Photo Credit: Lisa Mark Photography

  • Doughnut Bars

    Doughnut Bars

    One of the best things about doughnuts is the huge variety of flavors. Even with just piles and piles of doughnuts, you'll still have plenty of variety for your dessert bar.

  • Doughnut Bars

    Doughnut Bars

    Stacked doughnuts are an easy and inviting way to display your tasty treats.

    Photo Credit: Enderes Photography

  • Doughnut Stacks

    Doughnut Stacks

    Choose sprinkles that match your color scheme.

    Photo Credit: Joielala on Every Last Detail via Lover.ly

  • Doughnut Holes

    Doughnut Holes

    Who could forget about those bite-size doughnut holes? Serve a tiered platter filled with these mini treats.

  • Doughnut Holes

    Doughnut Holes

    Place them in bowls with chalkboard signs spelling out the flavors.

  • Doughnut Holes

    Doughnut Holes

    Create mini kabobs out of doughnut holes.

  • Doughnut Holes

    Doughnut Holes

    Paper cones filled with doughnut holes are perfect grab-and-go treats.

    Photo Credit: Cami Takes Photos

  • Doughnut Holes

    Doughnut Holes

    Draw inspiration from croquembouche, a traditional French dessert, and display your doughnut holes as a tower.

    Photo Credit: Ben Q Photography

  • Doughnuts & Drinks

    Doughnuts & Drinks

    Doughnuts are the perfect late-night snack. Serve your coffee (or hot chocolate) in to-go cups topped with doughnut holes.

    Photo courtesy of ForYourParty.com

  • Doughnuts & Drinks

    Doughnuts & Drinks

    Perfect for the kids — drop a sprinkle doughnut on top of each mini jug of milk.

    Photo Credit: Betsy Blue Photography

  • Doughnut Shop

    Doughnut Shop

    How adorable is this? Set up your own mini doughnut shop!

    Photo Credit: Daniel Cruz Photography

  • Doughnut Shop

    Doughnut Shop

    Guests will go wild when a doughnut truck pulls up to your wedding.

    Photo Credit: Abby Jiu on Snippet and Ink via Lover.ly

  • Doughnut Favors

    Doughnut Favors

    Powdered doughnuts may be too messy to eat in formalwear, but they're perfect for sending home as favors.

    Photo Credit: Evermine

  • Doughnut Favors

    Doughnut Favors

    Pick up favor-ready sets from your favorite doughnut shop.

  • Doughnut Favors

    Doughnut Favors

    Send each guest home with a takeaway box filled with mini-doughnuts.

    Photo Credit: Katrina Louise on Scratch Weddings via Lover.ly

  • Doughnut Décor

    Doughnut Décor

    Doughnuts can also be a part of your décor — photograph your rings on top of a stack of doughnut holes.

  • Doughnut Décor

    Doughnut Décor

    String up a garland made of doughnuts.

25+ Doughnut Ideas Your Guests Will Go Nuts Over

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