In many countries, the prelude to Ash Wednesday and Lent is Carnival, which usually lasts several days. Donuts are often a food of choice for many people. For this year’s celebration, Fany Gerson, owner of Fan-Fan Donuts in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn and La Newyorkina, known for its frozen sweets and confectionery, is baking them with a New Orleans nod. . She added a subtle touch of Southern Comfort, a whiskey-based liqueur it’s sourced from, to the citrus glazes and topped them with Mardi’s traditional purple, green and gold hues. Gras, like little king cakes. Donuts, $4 each (limited to four per person) on sale Tuesday through March 1.
King Cake Donut with Southern Comfort Glaze, Fan-Fan Donuts, 448 Lafayette Avenue (Franklin Avenue), Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, 347-533-7544, fan-fandoughnuts.com.
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/22/dining/fan-fan-doughnuts-mardi-gras.html Get ready for Carnival with New Orleans-inspired donuts