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Ebelskivers (Danish Pancakes)

Author Joy in Every Season


  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 TBSP sugar
  • Crisco


  • Separate eggs and place whites in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer until stiff peaks form.
  • In a separate bowl, beat yolks, add sugar, salt, buttermilk, flour, bkg soda, and baking powder.
  • Using a rubber spatula, lightly fold beaten egg whites into egg yolk mixture. Do not over mix.
  • Heat pan over med/low to med heat.
  • Use a little crisco in each "whole" in pan (this is how my grandma & aunt did it, so it's good enough for me).
  • Add approx 1/4 cup of batter to each "whole." The batter should be about level with edge.
  • When they begin to look a little dry around the edges, carefully turn with a fork.
  • Cook until golden brown all over.
  • Add a little more crisco to pan and repeat cooking process.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and enjoy!