Pancake day!


Today is Shrove Tuesday — Mardi Gras, or, as we call it here: Pancake day!

The last few times F. and I made pancakes, we made American pancakes. Now it was his turn to introduce me to German pancakes.

Eierkuchen (or Pfannkuchen)
(a.k.a., German pancakes)
Makes 7

  • 250g flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 ts salt
  • 500 ml milk

1. Mix eggs, sugar, salt, milk in a small bowl. Put the flour in a larger bowl and slowly add the liquid mixture. Let sit for 20-30 minutes.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet and fry like pancakes.

Serve with apple sauce or with cream cheese.