Doughnut Main ingredients
powdered sugar Krofne (
Macedonian: Крофни) are airy filled
doughnuts. They are round and usually filled with
chocolate as well as butter, nutella and cinnamon. They can also be filled with
cream, but that is usually less common. The name comes from German
, and it is a variation of the Central European pastry known as the
Krapfen Berliner. They are also similar to
The recipe for homemade krofne includes
powdered sugar. The dough is kneaded and prepared and then cut into small pieces, then made into a little ball, making it easier to cook.
In Croatia and Slovenia, the consumption of krofne increases significantly during the yearly winter festival of
Carnival. As a good-luck token as well as for prosperity, they are served on New Year's Day. On other holidays such as Easter, Christmas and Thanksgiving these desserts are also served.
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