Punschkrapfen (Punch Doughnut)

Punschkrapfen is a sweet dish in Austria.

Usually it has the form of a cube or a cylinder and is made of sponge dough, which is filled with a mixed mass mass of jam, rum and chocolate. The Punschkrapfen is coated with a pink glaze.

Punschkrapfen is one of the most important Austrian sweet dishes. You are able to buy the Punschkrapfen in the supermarkets, in cake shops, coffee houses and mobile sales vehicles during special events or street celebrations.

A Punschkrapfen from a cake shop. Usually the pink coating is over the whole body.