Fastnachts (German Doughnuts)
210 mins (prep 180, cooking 30)
8 ingredients
25 servings
This is a traditional German recipe, usually made on Shrove Tuesday to use up the lard before Lent begins. Don't worry, you can fry them in vegetable oil instead of lard! Either way, they're delicious!

Categories:  holiday , weeknight , european , breakfast , german , heirloom~historical , number-of-servings , breads , <-4-hours , brunch , yeast-breads , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (37.64 g)
Servings 25
Amount per Serving
Calories 153.39 Calories from Fat 58.32
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.48g 249.12%
Saturated Fat 3.77g 471.24%
Trans Fat 0.23g %
Cholesterol 15.26mg 127.17%
Sodium 232.27mg 241.94%
Total Carbohydrate 21.91g 182.62%
Dietary Fiber 3.08 g 308.16%
Sugars 1.3 g %
Protein 3.86g 193.24%
Vitamin A 179.97IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 11.62mg% Iron 1.04mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
lukewarm milk, fresh