Daily Archives: February 28, 2006

Paczki Day!

Today is Paczki (poonch-key) Day!

A Paczki is like a jelly doughnut, but a bit different. It’s a piece of fried dough that has been sliced and filled will various fruit fillings (prune is a popular one) and dusted with powdered sugar.

They were originally made to use up the sugar, lard and fruit in the house before Lent.

I just like them. I’m buying my King Cake today too.

Paczki King Cake
Paczki King Cake

The American Princess has her own Paczki picture and a slightly different pronunciation.

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