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Ӕbleskivers (Danish Pancakes)

Course Dessert
Cuisine Denmark
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 egg whites beaten
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • applesauce jam or other filling if desired


  • Mix all the ingredients except the egg whites.
  • Beat the egg whites until they form stiff peaks.
  • Fold in the egg whites.
  • Heat the pan and add a little butter into each hollow.
  • Fill each cup 3/4 full of batter or 1/2 full if adding in a filling (add in a dollop of filling) and then top with more batter.
  • As soon as they get bubbly around the edges flip them using a knitting needle or chopsticks.
  • Continue cooking and turning until they are cooked through and a golden brown.
  • Remove and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • Serve warm with coffee