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Only day I eat cooked prunes.

by favepeep on March 4, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Fat Tuesday is the only day one can get pączki (POHNCH-kee) in these parts! A paczki is a fruit filled donut sprinkled with powder sugar and was originally baked in Polish kitchens to use up all the sugar, butter and lard before Lent. Filling options include apricot, raspberry, raisin, and of course prune.

*A boxful of paczkis!


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