Viktoria's Real Swedish Pancakes
(2 servings) Printable Version
And use a 10-12" round skillet or frying pan.
First lightly beat the egg in a medium sized bowl, then add sugar, milk, salt and flour, mix well, melt the butter in the frying pan (or skillet) then while stirring the mixture add melted butter to it, continue mixing until there are no lumps, don't forget to scrape the sides of the bowl.
Once the batter is well mixed, then over medium heat pour just enough batter in the pan to cover the bottom of the pan, cook until the top of it is "dry" then flip the pancake. This takes a fair amount of finesse, as the pancake is large and not very 'tough'. I get the spatula underneath the pancake and make sure that all around the pancake is loose first, then quickly flip it.
After the flip, shake the pan a bit to get the pancake flattened out and unstuck from all parts of the pan. Melt a small partial teaspoon (approx. 1/2 tsp) of butter in the pan before starting the next pancake.
I usually cook each one for about 30 seconds only after the flip. Slide the finished pancake out onto a dinner plate. I like to roll up 2-3 at the same time with jelly inside. :)
Enjoy! Viktoria Svensson-Flynn-Hahner(Tori_1314_26@msn.com) Let me know what you think!
If you're making these for a big family, you can stack them up in an oven proof container or plate and keep them warm in the oven at 250F or so, and cover them with foil if you'd like to keep them from drying out.
Mr Breakfast would like to thank Viktoria for this recipe.
Comments About This Recipe
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Thanks for this recipe Viktoria. They're very much like my grandmother used to make. For those were asking, these are meant to be thinner than American pancakes and more like a crepe.
Comment submitted: 8/13/2012 (#14289)
From Hailey M.
Thanks! This made great, thin pancakes that we had rolled up with raspberry jam.
Comment submitted: 5/11/2012 (#13896)
From Anon E. Mouse
A line of white sugar with lemon juice drizzled on top has always been my family's favorite way of enjoying these pancakes.
Comment submitted: 2/17/2012 (#13549)
From cnash962 (Team Breakfast Member)
I looking for a different type of pancake recipe and this was a wonderful find. I had never heard of Swedish style pancakes before. When I made these I added a bit more sweetener to the batter and served them with apricot preserves. My husband LOVES them and so do I. This could easily become a family favorite.
Comment submitted: 9/23/2011 (#12931)
From Bacon Middle
This is fantastic. I put a bit of bacon in the middle, drizzled syrup and rolled it up and at it like a taco... so delicious.
Comment submitted: 10/25/2010 (#11453)
From Amy Mag.
Exactly what I was looking for and it turned out wonderfully. IKEA stores actually sell Swedish lingonberry preserves which go great with these pancakes. They also sell a pancake mix, bu nothing beats homemade. Thanks Viktoria
Comment submitted: 6/10/2010 (#10656)
From IB Shannon
This is a great recipe if you want thin Swedish-style pancakes. The complainers are trying to find thicker American pancakes. Try the Homemade Pancakes recipe on the side of this page under Most Popular Recipe. That's a good one that I've made several times.
Comment submitted: 4/20/2010 (#10345)
From marianag_ (Team Breakfast Member)
This was exactly the recipe I was looking for! Thank youuuuu!!
Comment submitted: 3/8/2010 (#10005)
I think Viktoria is kind of hot.
Comment submitted: 2/27/2010 (#9937)
These don't sound as good as they taste, but that really doesn't matter. It's delicious. Enjoyed it so much!
Comment submitted: 2/16/2010 (#9785)
From neenee gail
I thoroughly enjoyed my first attempt. Taste good too!
Comment submitted: 11/9/2009 (#9007)
From nolda1 (Team Breakfast Member)
I've been making them with white wheat flour and like them better then Ikea's Swedish pancake mix and please use lingon berry preserve to complement the crepes!
Comment submitted: 10/24/2009 (#8893)
I've been making these for two years and my family loves them. Of course they are thin, they are not American pancakes. "tooooo thin to even be pancakes" is a ignorant statement.
Comment submitted: 8/16/2009 (#8554)
From crmudgn (Team Breakfast Member)
Breakfast123: if you want American flapjacks, don't use a Swedish pancake recipe; this one is perfect for what it is meant to produce.
Comment submitted: 7/5/2009 (#8362)
Dear breakfast 123...
Swedish pancakes are thin. They are crepes, just like french crepes. Since they don't have baking powder in them, and not very much flour, this should be obvious. This is a very good, basic recipe for Swedish pancakes/crepes. Try making with whole wheat flour and leave out the sugar, and make a savory filling... Very nice!!
Comment submitted: 5/16/2009 (#8121)
I don't think this recipe should be under the pancake section. The are tooooo thin to even be pancakes. In the title for those of us who don't know, there should be the word THIN as a key word. They were so awful to cook my morning sucked and we wasted our time. I would never do this recipe again.
Comment submitted: 4/5/2009 (#7903)
From Regg 187
AWESOME!!! Very nice recipe. Just like I remember as a child. I ate mine with grape jelly rolled inside and cinnamon and warm maple syrup. I'm sure a little whipped cream would be great also!!
Comment submitted: 1/26/2009 (#7463)
From t.v. tania
They were thin but really soft. I didn't really like them though the taste of salt was prominent. next time I might leave out that ingredient.
Comment submitted: 10/24/2008 (#6665)
I love it!!
Comment submitted: 5/1/2008 (#5167)
Every year we would visit my dad's family in Seattle and during our our aunt would make Swedish pancakes for all of us. The pancakes from this recipe are identical to those we enjoyed for many years and now my grandkids ask for them on a regular basis. The only changes I have made to the recipe is the addition of real vanilla extract to the batter and I use a blender to mix the ingredients (a tip that I saw on a Food Network episode on Crepes). The pancakes turn out so well that I can actually flip them over and cook them briefly on the other side instead of just folding them before serving as my aunt did - Excellent!
Comment submitted: 3/31/2008 (#4933)
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