These lard-fried doughnuts are a Fat Tuesday staple. Fasnachts were made as a way for women to use up all the lard in the house before lent. They come from German and Pennsylvania Dutch culture and families would empty their cabinets of lard, sugar, and butter to make them. Then =, they would splurge...
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