*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                         Paczki (polish doughnuts)
 
 Recipe By     : Mrs. Stalney Smialowski
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Polish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           sweet cream
    2      whole         yeast cakes
   10      whole         egg yolk
    1      teaspoon      salt
    5      tablespoons   butter
    4      cups          flour
    2      ounces        rum
    6      tablespoons   sugar
 
 heat cream to luke warm. add salt and egg youlks and beat till thick. cream
 butter and sugar. put these into large bowl, add yeast disolved w/ 1
 tablespoon sugar and nix thoroughly. Add rum then flour and cream alternately
 and beat hard till dough blisters. set in warm place to rise. punch down and
 let rise again. place dough on floured surface and stretch and fill w/ pitted
 prunes. Fold over and cut into desired size balls. place on floured surface
 and let rise. fry in deep hot oil turning once. Paczki should be verry dark
 color before turning to ensure that they are thoroughly baked. drain on soft
 absorbent paper. sprinkle w/ powdered sugar.
 
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 NOTES : By tradition, Paczki are usually made and served just before Ash
 Wednsday.