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5 from 3 votes
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Aebleskiver are traditional Danish pancakes that are cooked in a special stovetop pan with half-spherical molds.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Danish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian
Servings: 20 pieces
Author: Mike Benayoun
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup butter , melted
  • 3 eggs , separated
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  1. Beat the egg whites with the sugar until stiff.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg yolks, flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add the buttermilk gradually while mixing. Continue mixing until reaching a homogeneous consistency.
  4. Slowly add the melted butter while mixing.
  5. Gently fold the egg whites into the mixture with a spatula.
  6. Heat up the aebleskiver pan at medium heat. Grease each hole with a little bit of butter or oil. Fill the holes with the batter.

  7. After a couple minutes, turn the aebleskiver over with the help of a toothpick.
  8. Cook for 2 additional minutes.
  9. Dust with powdered sugar, and serve with jam or other favorite toppings.