Blackberry Ebelskiver Danish Pancakes
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Ebelskiver are Pancake Puffs" are traditional Danish pancakes in a distinctive shape of a sphere. They can be served unstuffed but can also be easily stuffed with sweet or savory fillings
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 30
  • Filling:
  • Pint of washed Blackberries (or any berries will do)
  • 1¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1½ Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1⅓ cups buttermilk
  • ½ cup sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 5 egg whites
  • 5 Tbsp butter, melted
  1. For batter:
  2. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, lightly whisk the egg yolks, then mix in the buttermilk and sour cream.
  4. Whisk the egg yolk mixture into the flour mixture until combined; expect the batter to be lumpy.
  5. Set batter aside.
  6. In another bowl, beat the egg whites on high speed with a hand mixer until stiff, 2-3 minutes (Dry peaks should not form)
  7. Gently fold the egg whites into the batter, ½ of the egg whites at a time.
  8. Your batter is now ready
  9. Brush the ebelskiver holes with melted butter.
  10. Heat pan on medium to medium high. Watch carefully
  11. Spoon 1 Tbsp batter into each well and cook for 1 minute.
  12. Put two blackberries into the center of the batter of each pancake.
  13. Top with one Tbsp. batter.
  14. Cook until bottoms are golden brown and crispy, about 2 minutes.
  15. Using a wooden skewer (or chopsticks or a knitting needle) to flip the pancakes over.
  16. Cook until golden brown 2-3 minutes.
  17. Repeat with remaining batter.
  18. Makes about 30 if you don't eat them as you make them!
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