German Pancakes

(4 servings)

  • 1 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • pinch of salt
Make a smooth paste with the milk, sugar, salt and flour. Break in the 5 eggs one at a time, stirring constantly. Beat well.

Heat a good sized frying pan and grease well. Put about 6 tablespoons of the mixture in the frying pan. Put frying pan in a hot oven. Cook until brown and puffed.

Serve with jelly, sugar and slices of lemon.

Alternate Recipe
Here's a tested recipe for German pancakes that are easy to prepare and cooked on the stove top: German Blender Pancakes.

In Southern Germany the word for pancake is Pfannkuchen. Oddly enough, in Berlin the same word refers to a doughnut. German dialects can be very tricky. Be extremely careful when ordering pancakes in Berlin.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank scrambler for this recipe.

Recipe number 204. Submitted 5/5/2002.