Kaiserschmarrn

Description

A sweet pancake like dessert from Austria usually served with plum compote or apple sauce and sugar.

Ingredients

3 egg (separated)
1 c flour (all purpose)
1 T sugar
1 c milk
1⁄2 t salt
1⁄4 c butter
  raisin (optional)
  confectioner's sugar (to dust)

Instructions

  1. Mix egg yolks, sugar, salt, vanilla extract, milk and flour to form a semi-liquid batter.
  2. Beat the egg whites thoroughly until stiff peaks form.
  3. Incorporate the egg whites to the batter.
  4. Heat butter in a pan until it melts. Add the batter and cook as if it was a pancake on low heat.
  5. Turn to cook on the other side. Do not worry if it breaks.
  6. When it is nearly done, add the raisins, if using.
  7. Tear the pancake with two spoons and finish cooking.
  8. Sprinkle confectioner´s sugar on top and serve.

Notes

Serve with plum compote (zwetschkenroester) or apple sauce.

Yield
4 servings
Preparation time
15
Cooking time
6
Total time
21 minutes

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