FASTNACHTS Pennsylvania Dutch style

Recipe by Steve P.
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix together all ingredients except flour.
  • Gradually add flour, stirring well, using spoon until too thick.
  • Then use hands and start kneading, gradually adding more flour until no longer sticky.
  • Cover with wet cloth and let rise in warm place for about 4 hours.
  • Roll dough on floured board to 1/2 to 3/4-inch thickness.
  • Cut into rectangles about 2-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches.
  • Make hole in center.
  • Place on floured board and let rise about 1 hour.
  • Deep fry in lard or vegetable oil at 360° until golden brown.
  • Flip to other side and brown.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • (Recipe can easily be doubled).
  • Mix some powered sugar with a bit of nutmeg.
  • Dust with powdered sugar/nutmeg while still warm.
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