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Aebleskivers



Aebleskivers are like round pancakes crossed with a light, fluffy popover crossed with a donut holes; delicious, addictive and sweet. All you need to make them is a special cast iron pan; I got mine on amazon for about 15 dollars but they also have electric models as well.

The name literally means “apple slices” in danish since they were traditionally made with an apple filing. I like mine plain with just a simple vanilla glaze. Enjoy!

Ingredients:
2 egg whites
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 egg yolks
4 tablespoons butter, melted
2 cups buttermilk
1 cup vegetable oil for frying


Glaze:
1/2 cup powdered sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method:
Make the glaze: whisk together the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla extract until smooth and pourable but still thick. Set aside.

In a bowl, beat the egg whites with an electric mixer until they
can hold a stiff peak. Set aside.
Mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, sugar, egg yolks, melted butter and buttermilk at one time and beat until smooth. Gently fold in the egg whites last.
Put about 1tablespoon of vegetable oil in the bottom of each aebleskiver pan cup and heat until hot. Pour in about 2 tablespoons of the batter into each cup. As soon as they get bubbly around the edge, turn them quickly (I use a fork). Continue cooking, turning the ball to keep it from burning. 

Remove onto a plate and keep warm in a low oven. Serve with the glaze for dipping and enjoy!




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