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    Fastnachts German style

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 20 mins

    1 hr

    20 mins

    1Steve's Note:

    German Style pre-lenten Holiday Doughnut.Fastnacht Day is a special Holiday tradition that falls on Shrove Tuesday (the day before Ash Wednesday).

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

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    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Dissolve the yeast in the warm water.
    2. 2
      Add the first measure of flour to the yeast.
    3. 3
      Stir until smooth.
    4. 4
      Add the milk.
    5. 5
      Stir in the first measure of sugar and half of the second measure of flour.
    6. 6
      Set aside in a warm place to rise until doubled.
    7. 7
      Stir in the salt, eggs, butter, the second measure of sugar, the nutmeg and sufficient additional flour to make a firm dough.
    8. 8
      Let rise until doubled in bulk.
    9. 9
      Punch down.
    10. 10
      Roll out on a floured board.
    11. 11
      Cut into squares.
    12. 12
      Set on a floured board.
    13. 13
      Let rise.
    14. 14
      Preheat the oil in the deep fryer to 360°.
    15. 15
      Deep fry the Fastnachts until light and golden.
    16. 16
      Drain on paper towels.
    17. 17
      Roll in granulated sugar while still warm.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 06, 2002

      If memory serves me correctly (which is a BIG IF!!!) my relatives made Fastnacht Kuchen with potatoes........any agreement, or disagreement?? I haven't rated the recipe, as I have not yet tried it......I'll keep you posted!! P.S. Fastnachts MUST be eaten on FAT TUESDAY!!!!

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    • on October 31, 2006

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      STEVE This a favorite my MOTHER made these every year

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    Nutritional Facts for Fastnachts German style

    Serving Size: 1 (1802 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 342.4
     
    Calories from Fat 63
    18%
    Total Fat 7.0 g
    10%
    Saturated Fat 3.6 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 60.7 mg
    20%
    Sodium 71.2 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 59.3 g
    19%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 11.6 g
    46%
    Protein 9.5 g
    19%

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