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Carnival Doughnuts – Faschingskrapfen

Der Bäcker Ruetz. A-6130 Schwaz· Franz-Josef-Straße 13

Of course, bakeries also join in on the Carnival festivities and celebrations. These baked-goods establishments are brimming with popular, homemade Faschingskrapfen in various assortments. Der Bäcker Ruetz, a long-established Tyrolean chain of bakeries, is no exception. In addition to the traditional apricot filled donut, Der Bäcker Ruetz features assorted donuts loaded with vanilla, chocolate, egg liqueur and others! Continue reading

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Carnival Doughnut – Faschingskrapfen

Hotel Café Central. A-6020 Innsbruck · Gilmstraße 5

Carnival season is upon us! This early year celebration, called Fasching here in German-speaking countries, is marked by large parades, electrifying costume balls and lots of craziness. Of course, with every celebration, there is usually some sort of culinary specialty traditionally hawked and consumed amongst the excitement; carnival is no exception. Faschingskrapfen – donuts filled with apricot jam and dusted with powdered sugar – are a specialty during this time period in February, but also commonly consumed throughout the year. Continue reading

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McDonald’s Herz Donut

McDonald’s. A-6130 Vomp · Industriestrasse 7

A heart shaped deep-fried donut seems more suitable for Valentine’s Day than any time in autumn. But that’s what McDonald’s Austria recently rolled out as part of its fall dessert lineup. Is the heart donut worth falling in love for? Or is it a cruel heartbreaker? Continue reading

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McDonald’s Schoko Donut

McDonald‘s. A-6130 Vomp · Industriestrasse 7

McDonald’s has practically dominated the fast food sector due to its convenience, popularity, and familiarity. Moreover, a majority of the products on the menu are fairly inexpensive. Mirroring the American McDonald’s dollar menu, Austria McDonald’s offers a similar Euro menu (‘Ein Mal Eins’). In addition to cheeseburgers, hamburgers, fruit salads, garden salads, 0.25 liter drinks or shakes, coffee, apple pies, and the classic McSundae with chocolate sauce, chocolate donuts with sprinkles make their way onto the value menu. How does Homer Simpson’s favorite treat fare here in Austria? Continue reading

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McDonald’s Marzipan Donut

McDonald‘s. A-6020 Innsbruck · Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 35

Give credit to McDonald’s Austria for incorporating local favorites onto their menu. Of course you will find your standard McDonald’s fare – hamburgers, fries, nuggets, and apple pies. But there are also exclusive items you can’t find anywhere else. The marzipan donut is one prime example. Continue reading

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