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Here's a recipe to try: Pönnukökur (Icelandic Pancakes)! It’s Shrove Tuesday - Pancake Day!

Vinarterta | Feb 17, 201507:45 AM

Pönnukökur (Icelandic Pancakes)


2 eggs
2 1/2 cup milk (or as needed for a smooth batter)
1 1/4 tbsp butter (melted)
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cup flou​r
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon or cardamom


Beat the eggs together with the milk. Whisk in melted butter, sugar and vanilla. Add dry ingredients and for a smooth batter. Let batter stand for 30 minutes. Heat and wipe a heavy pan with butter. Pour a small amount of batter (4 tbsp) tipping pan as you pour the batter to cover the pan. This creates a very thin pancake. Cook until bottom is lightly browned, turn and brown the other side. While warm sprinkle with sugar (white, brown or both) and roll up, or serve folded with fresh strawberries or jam and whipped cream.

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