Edna's Ferdans Recipe

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Edna's Ferdans

Mary Payton

By
@Snuffy

We always had HUGE family reunions on my mother's side of the family. My Grandmother was one of 8 children---2 sets of twins! There were lots of great eats and recipes were always exchanged. This is a recipe my mom got from my Great Aunt Edna at one of those reunions. It's delicious.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Griddle

Ingredients

2 c
buttermilk
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
3
large eggs, seperated
5 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 c
lingonberries or raisins* see note below
powdered sugar for sprinkling
vegetable oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix dry ingredients together in a bowl.
2
beat egg yolks, sugar and buttermilk together in a bowl.
3
combine the dry ingredients with the wet.
4
*at this point, optional add-ins go in: 1/2 tsp. orange zest with 1/2 cup lingonberries, or; 1/2 tsp. cardamon with 1/2 cup raisins.
5
beat egg whites until stiff and fold into the batter. let stant 5 to 10 minutes.
6
Heat a large cast iron skillet and add enough vegetable oil to fry Ferdans. Drop by 1 tablespoon each in the skillet and fry til golden (like pancakes).
7
sprinkle with powdered sugar and enjoy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Flatbreads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: African
Other Tag: Quick & Easy