What is an authentic fasnacht and how many calories do they contain?

 

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Here’s a list of some locations where you can purchase fasnachts (fastnacht, fassenacht ).

In one of last year’s posts on the subject I noted that, in addition to imparting good luck on those who consume them on Shrove Tuesday, the lard used to deep fry your fasnachts is believed to possess”magical curative powers”. This year I pass along an example of one such power: Grease your spade with it to protect your garden from destructive insects.

As part of the Fasching (Fasnacht Day traditions) the last person to wake up was teased throughout the day and called der Faas or der Faschingkluck!

 

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