Bakers at National Bakery & Deli work around the clock to prepare for Paczki Day

MILWAUKEE -- Thousands of Milwaukee-area residents are lining up to indulge in a favorite Fat Tuesday tradition. At National Bakery & Deli, a team of bakers has been working around the clock to prepare for Paczki Day.

Paczki Day is a Polish, Catholic tradition on Fat Tuesday, which started as a way for people to satisfy their sweet tooth before the first day of Lent.

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At National Bakery & Deli, we offer only the finest in fresh baked goods and deli items. Visit National Bakery & Deli at our Milwaukee, Brookfield, and Greendale locations for a delightful dine in or carry out bakery & deli experience.

For those with a little more of a sweet tooth, we offer a vast selection of baked goods from special occasion cakes such as birthday, wedding or graduation cakes to delightful tortes, cookies, pastries, doughnuts, muffins, pies and tarts.

If you're looking for a touch of homemade quality, we maintain a mouth watering selection of breads, buns and rolls - Baked Fresh Daily!!