Ohio's first and only Donut Trail was unveiled in January by the Butler County Visitors Bureau. Creating a Donut Trail was a natural fit for Butler County, which boasts one of the highest numbers of doughnut shops per capita in the Midwest, according to the Vistors Bureau. Pictured are some of the sweet treats from Milton's Donuts in Middletown. CONTRIBUTED
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This local donut shop was named sweetest bakery in Ohio, and you can celebrate TODAY

Middletown’s Milton’s Donuts was named the sweetest bakery in Ohio and third-best nationally by bakery ingredients and products company Dawn Foods.

And now they’re celebrating.

The bakery will hold an event at 5:30 p.m. TODAY in the lobby of the shop at 3533 Roosevelt Blvd. in Middletown.

» FROM 2014: New owners couldn’t let iconic Milton’s Donuts close

Dawn Foods’ top 5 sweetest bakeries:

1. Lochel’s Bakery, Hatboro, Pa.

2. Mueller’s Bakery, Bay Head, N.J.

3. Milton’s Donuts, Middletown

4. Bit of Swiss Pastry Shoppe, Stevensville, Mich.

5. Van Hemert’s Dutch Oven Bakery, Boone, Iowa.

About Milton’s

Milton’s Donuts was saved from closing in 2014 after long-time owner Dan Milton said he and his wife Beverly were looking to retire after 54 years.

The business is now part of the the Butler County Donut Trail, which has 10 featured locations representing a combined 306 years of doughnut-making experience. The trail has been featured in publications nationwide, including NBC News, Country Living and USA Today, according to the Butler County Visitors Bureau.

» WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW about Butler County’s Donut Trail

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