Pączki Jelly Doughnuts

Preparation info
  • Makes:


    doughnuts (double the recipe to make more)
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
52 Weeks 52 Sweets

By Vedika Luthra

Published 2021

  • About

Fat Thursday marks the last Thursday before Lent, a Christian occasion that marks a time of fasting. In Poland, Fat Thursday means a feast of confections, including the traditional pączki, or jelly doughnuts. Festivities were present even in my high school, where the cafeteria would serve fluffy pączki, filled with strawberry jam, either dusted in confectioners’ sugar or dipped in a sweet glaze, the highlight of our lunch break. The recipe is one that can be used to make virtu