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Course Breakfast


  • Dutch Pancake Maker
  • Poffertjes or Aebleskiver pan


  • 125 grams flour
  • 125 grams buckwheat flour
  • 1 lg egg
  • 500 ml milk
  • 1 tsp instant yeast
  • 4 tbsp salted butter
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Dissolve yeast in 3 tbsp of warm milk.
  • Mix the flour with the buckwheat flour.  Stir the flour, yeast, milk and water together to make a smooth batter.
  • Stir the salt, melted butter and beaten egg in the batter.  The batter should be lukewarm.
  • Set the batter, covered with a moist towel, in a warm place an allow it to rise for at least 30 minutes.
  • Pour the batter into the Dutch Pancake Maker, but do not fill the batter to the brim of each hole. If do not have Dutch Pancake Maker use griddle. Poffertjes will come out flatter.
  • Flip using toothpicks or skewers halfway through cooking.


Serve with butter and powdered sugar, fresh fruit, whipped cream, nuts, chocolate sauce or maple syrup.
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