Puhoi Egerländer Dialect

Hunky Punkie / Fettkäkl Recipes

The recipes below are traditional Puhoi/Ohaupo recipes

1. Maggie Titford's Hunky Punkies

4 cups flour (about 400 gm) 4 heaped tsps B.P.
2 eggs 1 level dstsp butter
Small ½ cup sugar Milk to mix (about 100 to 200 ml, but not too much)
½ tsp salt

Hunky Punkies almost cooked

2. Mary Titford's Hunky Punkies

Mary Titford was Maggie Titford's mother.

5 cups flour ¼ cup sugar
1 egg ¼ cup melted butter
4 tsp cream of tartar 2 tsp baking soda
Pinch of salt

3. Annie Bayer's Yeast Hunkie Punkies

This recipe was submitted by Anne Bayer. Annie Bayer was her grandmother.

1/2 pint of milk 1 tsp sugar 1 oz yeast
1 beaten egg 2 oz soft butter
1 lb warm flour 2 oz sugar 1/2 tsp salt

4. Annie Schischka's Yeast Hunkie Punkies

This recipe was published with the kind permission of Maureen Farrell. Annie Schischka was her mother.

1 cup milk 2 level tbsps butter
2 tbsps sugar 1 cake of yeast
1 or 2 eggs (I prefer 2) 3 ½ breakfast cups flour (about 600 gm)
1 tsp salt


5. Mary Schollum's Hunkie Punkies

Aunty Molly, as she was known to all, gave this recipe to Annie Schischka.

2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda
Lump of butter, the size of an egg 2 tsp cream of tartar
About 1/2 cup of milk 1 egg

6. May Kernohan's Hunkie Punkies

May Kernohan, daughter and granddaughter of Joseph and Margaret Schischka and Lorenz and Rosalie Schischka. With permission from Lawrence and Rosalie Schischka, a Short History of their Descendants, compiled by Judith Williams.

3 cups flour 2 eggs
About ¾ cup milk 2 tsp baking powder
¼ cup sugar Pinch salt

7. Alternative Hunky Recipe

Source: Judith William's Collection.

3 cups flour 1 tspn baking soda
1 beaten egg 1 dstspn melted butter
2 tspn cream of tartar 1 pinch salt
1 cup milk

8. Barbara Wenzlick's(?) Hunky Recipe

Source: Judith William's Collection.

3 ½ cups flour 1 cake compressed yeast
1-2 eggs 2 tbspns butter
½ tspn salt ½ cup lukewarm water
1 cup milk

Note: the quantities given make a large number and could be halved.

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