National magazine recognizes Butler County for this delicious point of pride

Putting the Butler County Donut Trail on the map continues to do the same for the county itself.

Food & Wine magazine is bringing the 80-mile-long trail of doughnuts and its 12 stops to the attention of its millions of readers, alerting them in a March 2 article that the county has "more doughnut shops per capita than almost anywhere else in the country."

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Formed by the Butler County Visitors Bureau in 2016 to celebrate that "unique feat," the trail has attracted more than 9,000 people from 44 states and nine countries have completed it.

“Yes, this is a real thing that exists and it’s lovely,” said Jillian Kramer, the Food & Wine contributor who wrote the article.

The magazine details how picking up a passport is just the start of the journey, which rewards doughnut aficionados with a T-shirt once they get aforementioned passport stamped by 11 of the 12 doughnut shops.

“The T-shirt designs change each year, so if you’re apt to take the journey more than once, you could earn quite the collection,” the magazine said.


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The Butler County Donut Trail includes:

  • Central Pastry Shop, 1518 Central Ave., Middletown
  • The Donut House, 268 Princeton Glendale Road, West Chester Twp.
  • The Donut Spot, 5148 Pleasant Ave., Fairfield
  • Holtman's Donuts West Chester, 9558 Civic Centre Blvd., West Chester Twp.
  • Jupiter Coffee & Donuts, 5353 Dixie Highway, Fairfield
  • Kelly's Bakery, 1335 Main St., Hamilton
  • Martin's Donuts, 4 W. State St., Trenton
  • Milton's Donuts, 3533 Roosevelt Blvd., Middletown
  • Mimi's Donuts & Bakery, 2267 Millvile Ave., Hamilton
  • Oxford Doughnut Shoppe, 120 S. Locust St., Oxford
  • Ross Bakery, 1051 Eaton Ave., Hamilton or 4421 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton
  • Stan the Donut Man, 7967 Cincinnati Dayton Road, West Chester Twp.

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