Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Nut and apple fried dumpling

Einen krapfen


München, Universitätsbibl., Cim. 4 (= 2° Cod. ms. 731)Source Collection: M11, fol. 162vRecipe Nr. 62 Dating: approx. 1345-1354Origin: WürzburgLang: East Franconian

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Same title: m11.62, ds1.57Shared ingredients: b4.232, b4.234, w1.233, w1.235, m11.62, m11.64, ds1.57, ds1.58Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: -Preparation: dumplingsType: -

Einen krapfen So du wilt einen vasten krapfen machen . so nim nuezze . vnd stoez sie in einem moerser . vnd nim epfele als vil vnd snide sie drin wuerfeleht . vnd menge sie mit wuertzen welherley sie sin vnd fuelle daz in die krapfen . vnd lege sie in ein pfannen . vnd la sie backen .