Luckily for me, (and unluckily for her!) my Mom was visiting. In fact, it's become a family joke that if Mom visits, I have to go to the hospital. Or I'm just coming out of it. Thank goodness we broke the curse with her last visit! Anyway, she brought me reading material. Cookbooks, of course! Because what else are you going to read when you're living on ice? One of the books she brought was an Ebleskiver cookbook. Ebleskivers are basically tiny, super-fluffy pancakes. I love tiny things, especially tiny food! I loved it so much that my Mom bought me a copy, and now I am finally using it!
Cinnamon Ebleskivers (adapted from the Ebleskivers Cookbook)
makes about 21
Master Batter Recipe for Ebleskivers:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 large eggs, separated
1 cup whole milk
2 Tb melted unsalted butter, slightly cooled
For Cinnamon Ebleskivers, add:
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ginger
butter and brown sugar for cooking
Whisk the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Whisk egg yolks, milk, butter, and vanilla together in a separate bowl, then stir into the dry ingredients. The batter will be a bit thin and a little lumpy.
*You can make SO many different kinds of these little beauties! You can fill them, glaze them, make them savory or sweet, the possibilities are endless! Just start with the master batter recipe, and add away! Although for normal ebleskivers, just grease each space lightly with butter, you don't need the butter and sugar for every kind*
Aren't they cute? Tiny little pancakes with a crispy cinnamon-sugar coating, almost like bite-size cinnamon buns!
We got all levels of "done-ness", it may take you a batch or two to get it perfect. But they'll all be yummy!
Fluffy little bites of yumminess. I may have to try another kind next weekend! If you're interested in finding an ebleskiver pan, most major cooking supply stores will carry them, or you can find them here, on Amazon! Lots of specialty food stores carry ebleskiver mix, too! I know Williams-Sonoma and World Market do. Have fun!
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