Two lines formed at Back Door Donuts Sunday to cheer and taste the largest apple fritter ever made, one for the record books.

Back Door Donuts pastry chef Raffi Jabri doesn’t get much sleep. His typical night shift at the bakery ends at 1:30 a.m.

We had put it out to the universe that some day we would love to have someone walk into the bakery and say they wanted to buy it. Amazingly, it happened.

Three Boston businessmen are the new owners of Back Door Donuts. Janice Casey, who has owned the business for 17 years with her partner Rita Brown, confirmed the sale Wednesday.


If you're craving hot doughnuts and apple fritters late at night, get an early start: Last call at the back door of a downtown bakery in Oak Bluffs is now officially half past midnight.

Like a twist on the old Homer Price story, it wasn't the doughnuts that piled up this weekend at Janice Casey's bakery in downtown Oak Bluffs, but the signatures.