Edna's Ferdans

Edna's Ferdans

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Mary Payton

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@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Edna's Ferdans

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

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About Edna's Ferdans

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: African
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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