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Old 01-03-2007, 12:45 PM   #1
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Can someone tell me the difference between a doughnut and a fashnaught ( poor spelling)?


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Old 01-03-2007, 01:16 PM   #2
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I believe a fashnaught is more like a pancake than what we think of as a doughnut.

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Old 01-03-2007, 03:40 PM   #3
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Here's a page that will shed some light on the question:

Penn Dutch Folklore: Easter

Having grown up in Pennsylvania Dutch country, I consider this stuff to be Soul Food.

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