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10 places to get your paczki on this Fat Tuesday

Posted at 6:58 PM, Mar 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-04 20:01:00-05

There's a reason they don't call it 'Fit Tuesday.' Bakeries across the city are smelling sweet as they prepare sought-after Fat Tuesday treat, the paczki.

Here are all the places across Milwaukee you can find them Tuesday:

Grebe's Bakery is hosting a 'Paczki Party' from 5 a.m. until 7 p.m. Choose from prune, lemon, buttercream and more, or celebrate Fat Tuesday the right way and get one of each.

National Bakery & Deli is debuting a new paczki this year, cocoa dusted custard. Stop in before they're gone!

Aggie's Bakery and Cake Shop is celebrating the eating holiday with Mardi Gras festivities, music and eight different flavors of paczki from 5 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Scortado Italian Bakery is dubbing Paczki Day '#donutheaven.' Stop by their bakery on W. Howard Ave. for a traditional paczki, or their Italian take, the cannoli cream-filled.

There's nothing to be cranky about at Cranky Al's. Stop by the doughnut shop to match your morning coffee with a paczki.

Set your alarm early to get a paczki from Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts.

Get your fix of prune, lemon, apple, Bavarian cream, raspberry or raisin paczki at Canfora Bakery on Oklahoma Ave. They open at 5 a.m. for paczki pickup.

Paczki Day treats at Goddess and the Baker include raspberry, Bavarian cream and blueberry paczkis, masquerade cutout cookies, Mardi Gras cupcakes and king cakes.

Regina's Bay Bakery in Whitefish Bay is also serving up the sweet doughnut treat.

Head over to the East Side for a paczki at Peter Sciortino Bakery. They're offering all the classics plus a new Nutella-filled flavor.