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Polish paczki tradition continues in St. GermainSubmitted: 02/13/2018
Polish paczki tradition continues in St. Germain
Natalie Cardona
Natalie Cardona
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ncardona@wjfw.com

ST. GERMAIN - More than 2,000 fried pastries will leave one St. Germain bakery Tuesday.

St. Germain Bake Shoppe's bakers start rolling, filling, and frying paczkis, a traditional Polish treat, at around 2 a.m.

Cream cheese, strawberry, and cherry are the popular flavors, but prune is the traditional version.


"I just think it's kind of neat because it's kind of like Girl Scout cookies. It is something you only get once a year. I think it is kind of fun," says St. Germain Bake Shoppe's David Weber.

For those who don't mind bending the Lent rules, the bakery will also sell paczkis on Wednesday.

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