Yummy Traditional Hungarian Sweet Doughnut. Authentic Recipe of Hagyományos Magyar Édes Fánk.

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Things to know about Magyar Édes Fánk Recipe

“Krapfen” as they call it in Austria. Hungarian doughnuts recipe was originally born in Vienna, Austria but it became a traditional Hungarian recipe shortly after. It’s a European-style doughnut. These pastries are traditionally prepared with leavened dough, and deep-fried until golden and crispy on the outside while they remain soft, light, and airy on the inside. The sweet versions of the pastry became predominant and have remained closely associated with the Carnival, a festive period that precedes Christian Lent.

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Yummy Traditional Hungarian Sweet Doughnut. Authentic Recipe of Hagyományos Magyar Édes Fánk.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Hagyományos Magyar Édes Fánk
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins


Servings 4 People
Calories / Serving 1701 kcal


  • 500 grams (1.1 lb) Pastry Flour – Fine Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 25 grams (0.88 oz) Yeast
  • 4 tbsp White Sugar – Regular Sugar – Granulated Sugar
  • 1 packet Vanilla Sugar
  • 1 pc Egg Yolk
  • 70 grams (2.47 oz) Margarine Room temperature
  • 2 tbsp Icing Sugar – Powdered Sugar – Confectioners Sugar
  • 300 ml (10.14 floz) Milk
  • 500 ml (16.91 floz) Sunflower Oil


  • Sprinkle the yeast in warm milk with one teaspoon of sugar.
  • Then get a bowl and mix the flour with salt, the remaining sugar, the vanilla sugar, the leavened yeast, the egg yolk, and the room temperature margarine.
  • Knead the dough. Leave it to rest for one hour in a medium warm place.
  • Once it's risen to 1.5 cm (6 inches), pull it out from the bowl, cut it into small pieces to make some circle-formed mini dough, and press a hole with your thumb in the middle of each, then place them on a plate.
  • 5. Heat the sunflower oil in a deep pan. Until then, the dough will rise. Fry on both sides over medium heat, turning several times until caramel brown. Once they are ready, place them on a kitchen paper towel and let the oil drip.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

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Calories: 1701kcalCarbohydrates: 113gProtein: 22gFat: 135gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 104gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 782mgPotassium: 638mgFiber: 15gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 766IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 146mgIron: 5mg
Keyword Hagyományos Magyar Édes Fánk Recipe, Traditional Hungarian Sweet Doughnut
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