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Quick Hungarian Fritlach

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Quick and easy Hungarian-style fritlach, aka “csöröge.”

This delicacy is a traditional sweet, crisp pastry made out of dough that has been shaped into thin twisted ribbons, deep-fried and sprinkled with powdered sugar. With all our busy schedules, here is an easy kitchen hack that can help you create this delicacy in no time. For a nice presentation for your parties, we’ll show you how to easily make a nice dessert board.


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Prepare a frying pan with oil alongside a cookie sheet lined with paper towels.


Slice the wrappers in half lengthwise. You can work with two sheets of egg roll wrappers at a time using a pizza slicer (it’s easier than knife).


Make a two-inch slit in the center of each slice. Be careful not to cut them all the way down. Holding one end, pull the other end through the slit, until its fully twisted.


Fry them in oil until light brown. When removing fritlach from pan, place them on the edge of the cookie sheet on an angle so the excess oil can drip down and they won’t become soggy.


Sprinkle with powdered sugar once they are cooled off, preferably right before serving.


If creating the dessert board, feel free to use your own combination of fruits and toppings.