The Most Read Stories of 2023: Dice's Creative Cakes Celebrates Fastnacht Day


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Tuesday, February 21, is Fastnacht Day, 2023, and Mary Dice, owner of Dice’s Creative Cakes in Boyertown, celebrates the 6-week Fastnacht season by baking fastnachts using her father’s family recipe, going back 3-4 generations.  

Fastnacht Day—also known as Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, or Shrove Tuesday has been a popular day in Pennsylvania German culture when the PA Germans feasted on fastnachts, specialty doughnuts that originated in Germany in the 1200’s.

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NOTE: This year, 2014, Fastnacht Day is February 13.

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