Twice Fried Pancakes (German)

Pat Duran

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@kitchenChatter

This recipe was given to me by a long time friend, Maria, who was from Germany married a soilder and then came to America after the War . She always served these pancakes with fresh blueberry sauce on the side...


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stir-Fry

Ingredients

PANCAKES

2 Tbsp
rum or rum extract or vanilla extract
1/2 c
raisins
4 large
eggs,separated
1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
milk
1 pinch
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
2 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
melted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cover the raisins with the rum in a measuring cup. you can also use grape juice and crasins.;let soak 30 minutes while you prepare the pancake batter.
2
Separate the eggs; beat the egg whites until stiff. Set aside.
3
In another bowl add the sifted flour,salt,baking powder,sugar, melted butter, milk and egg yolks and mix all ingredients gently with hand mixer.
Drain raisins and fold them into the batter; add the stiff egg whites and fold into batter carefully. Let batter set for 5 minutes.
4
Pour the batter in a pre-heated cast iron skillet with a little butter and fry slowly on one side, then turn over and start tearing apart with 2 forks , in irregular shapes, and re-fry the pancake pieces ;cover skillet with a lid for another minute or two. Place the torn pieces on a plate and dust with powdered sugar.
Serve with your favorite warmed jam or jelly on the side. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom