Austrian pancakes

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“Kaiserschmarrn”. Don´t ask how you read that because apparently is in german. They are a type of pancake common in Austria and they´re really easy to make. We tasted them a little while ago and we also had te chance to see how they are made. 

These are like lazy pancakes, hahaha no ofense intended, but they really are that easy, plus there´s no way for them to look bad, since they are supposed to be cut irregularly. 

I love to eat them with some applesauce, plumb marmalade, fresh fruit, but you eat it however you like.

Austrian pancakes
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Servings: 6
  • 5 eggs separated
  • 3 tbsp vanilla sugar or 3 tbsp white sugar and 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 C all purpouse flour sifted
  • 2 C whole milk
  • 1.8 oz (50 gr) unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 C brown sugar
  1. Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites putting them in different bowls.

  2. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar until the mixture is pale yellow, thick and forms a ribbon.

  3. Incorporate the flour, little by little alterning with the milk (starting and finishing with the flour). Then add the butter and mix.

  4. Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form, and incorporate them to the previous mixture  carefully with a rubber spatula. 

  5. Pour a third of the mixture onto a hot pan with a little butter, that the mixture covers the whole surface, like it would happen with an omelette.

  6. Wait 3 minutes just for the pancake to cook and then flip it. Tear the pancake irregulary with the spatula.

  7. Then on top of that pour a third part of the brown sugar and keep moving so that the sugar starts to melt. 

  8. Repeat the process from the 6th step twice more , until there´s no more mixture left and you are done! 

Author: Andrea Gámez

Interior designer, Photographer, Food blogger and lover, painting entusiast and a sucker for art. / MEXICO

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