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Fánk, a Hungarian doughnut for Mardi Gras from the Farsang carnival season preceding the final Busójárás, (Ash Wednesday).
Type Doughnut
Place of origin Hungary
Main ingredients Flour, yeast, butter, egg yolk, rum, milk, oil
Cookbook: Fánk  Media: Fánk

Fánk is a sweet traditional Hungarian doughnut. The most commonly used ingredients are: flour, yeast, butter, egg yolk, a little bit of rum, salt, milk and oil to deep fry with. After the pastry has risen for approximately 30 minutes the result is an extreme light doughnut-like pastry. Fánk is traditionally served with powdered sugar and lekvár, Hungarian thick jams; mostly apricot at that.[citation needed]

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  • Media related to Fánk at Wikimedia Commons