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Ebelskivers-How to cook Danish pancakes

How to make Danish pancakes (Ebelskivers)- demonstrated by Betty Bannerman Busciglio and granddaughter Cameron.
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 Large, separated
  Whole milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Melted unsalted butter 4 Tablespoon, divided (melted and slightly cooled)
  Chocolate chips 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
2. In a small bowl, lightly whisk the egg yolks, then whisk in the milk and 2 tbsp. melted butter.
3. Add in the yolk mixture to the flour mixture and stir until well blended.
4. In a clean bowl, add in the egg white and beat it using an electric mixer on high speed. Beat the egg whites until stiff, peaks form.
5. Using a silicone spatula, stir one-third of the egg whites into the batter to lighten in, fold in the rest just until no white streaks remain. Use the batter right away.
6. Heat an ebelskiver pan over medium-high heat and brush each hollow with a little melted butter.
7. Put 1 tablespoon of batter in each hollow and add in the chocolate chips. Top with a little more batter and cook for a minute or two.
8. Using chopsticks quickly turn the pancakes and cook for a minute or two on the second side.

9. Transfer Danish pancakes to a plate and top with powdered sugar or syrup. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Frying Pan
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Danish Pancakes are a perfect surprise for your family to have for breakfast once in a while. As you can see in this video, it is popular among children and the adults love it too. So, try it out this weekend and see how it goes. Bon Appetit!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 348 Calories from Fat 170

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.6%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 143.6 mg47.9%

Sodium 258.6 mg10.8%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 0.85 g3.4%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 9 g17.3%

Vitamin A 11.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 13.1% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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