Pączki with Rose Petal Preserves and Lemon Glaze

Pączki z konfiturą różaną i cytrynowym lukrem

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      2 hr 30

Appears in
Fresh From Poland: New Vegetarian Cooking from the Old Country

By Michał Korkosz

Published 2021

  • About

There is a vibrant tradition of eating pączki (donuts) in Poland. We’ve eaten pączki since the Middle Ages, and they even have their own feast—Fat Thursday—when everybody eats as many as they can. A perfect donut should be still warm and very fluffy, well-fried but not burnt, and with a bright stripe around the center. The glaze should glitter and stick to your fingers. When it comes to the filling, I am not a purist. I find it easier to stuff a pączek after frying, fil