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Happy Paczki Day, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras!

It's the day before Lent begins, and that means it's paczki time! If you're looking for the special jelly-filled pastries, here are a few places that should meet your needs.

Happy Fat Tuesday or if you prefer, happy Mardi Gras! If you are looking to live it up before Lent by consuming massive quantities of the fruit-filled fried dough known as paczkis here are a few places to find them.

National Bakery: 5637 Broad St., in Greendale; 3200 S. 16th St, in Milwaukee; 13820 W. Greenfield Ave., in Brookfield

For a special treat, head to the Polish Center: 6941 South 68th St., in Franklin. Paczki Day is something special here, where people line up to get boxes of the treat straight from the Polish source.

And if you can’t get to any of these stores, here’s a paczki recipe.

Is there a bakery we're missing? Tell us in the coments. 

Have your own favorite Fat Tuesday treat? Share it!

Rhianna Butske February 12, 2013 at 05:51 PM
I love donuts but not cream filled and honestly I'm more of a Krispy Kreme fan, but hey Happy Fat Tuesday!!
Anthony Domitrz February 12, 2013 at 06:02 PM
Today is one of those days where you can eat what ever you want and if someone says why are you eating that, you can just say its Fat Tuesday, back off bro.

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