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Grandma's Fattigmann

Grandma's Fattigmann Recipe

Grandma's own recipe!


2 eggs

1 tablespoons sugar

3 tablespoons heavy cream

pinch of crushed cardamom or a few drops of brandy

1/2 teaspoons salt

1 3/4 cups flour

powdered sugar


Beat eggs lightly. Add sugar and cream, beat well. Blend in cardamom or brandy
and salt.
Add flour and mix well to make a smooth dough.
Roll out to 1/16" thickness.
Cut into 2
1/2" by 1 1/2 " rectangles. Make a slit crosswise in the center and
slip one end through slit,
to make a "bow".
Deep fry in hot deep fat (350F) until delicately
browned, about 1 1/2
min. Drain on paper towels. Cool and shake in a plastic bag with powdered sugar.
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