Savory Pancakes (Pannequets)

Savory Pancakes (pannequets) Recipe

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Recipe posted for Culinary Quest - Switzerland


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1 Hr 45 Min
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1-1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
6 Tbsp
white wine
5 Tbsp
vegetable oil
6 Tbsp
1/2 tsp


1-1/4 c
grated emmentaler or swiss cheese (5 oz.)
1 c
gruyere cheese (4 oz.)
1/2 c
plus 2 tbsp. white wine
1 pinch
white pepper
1 pinch
ground nutmeg


2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 can(s)
evaporated milk (13 oz.)
1-1/4 c
emmentaler or swiss cheese (5 oz.)
2 Tbsp
kirsch or other cherry-flavored liqueur
1 pinch
white pepper

How to Make Savory Pancakes (Pannequets)


  • 1In a medium bowl, beat together flour, milk, wine, 2 TBSP. oil, water, eggs, and salt. Cover and let stand 1 hour.
  • 2Heat remaining 3 TBSP. oil in a skillet. Pour 1/4 - 1/3 cup batter into the heated skillet to form pancakes. Cook until lightly brown and turn to brown other side. Turn the pancakes carefully because they will be thin.
  • 3To make filling:
    Preheat oven to 475ºF (245ºC).
    Combine filling ingredients in a bowl. Butter a large baking dish. Fill pancakes with filling mixture; roll up or fold into fourths. Arrange pancakes in buttered dish, slightly overlapping.
  • 4To make sauce:
    Melt butter in a medium skillet. Stir in flour until browned. Gradually stir in milk. Stir in cheese, liqueur, and white pepper. Pour sauce over filled pancakes; bake 20 minutes.

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About Savory Pancakes (Pannequets)

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: German

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