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Fattigmann Recipe

Traditional Scandinavian dessert


3 egg yolks

3 tablespoons sugar

3 tablespoons heavy cream

1/4 teaspoon crushed cardamom

or 1 teaspoon brandy

1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cup flour

powdered sugar


Beat egg yolks until light. Add sugar and cream, beat well. Blend in cardamom

or brandy.

Add flour and mix well to make a smooth dough. Roll out to 1/16" thickness.

Cut in strips (you can buy a Fattigmann cutter here)

about 1 1/2" wide. Cut diagonally at 4" intervals. Make 2" slit

crosswise in centre 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 sprinkle with powdered

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