Danish Ebleskiver

7 ingredients
2 servings
30 mins

A Danish Christmas Eve tradition – we’re trying them on Pancake Day this year!


2 cups buttermilk
2 cups flour
3 eggs
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoon sugar


  1. Beat egg yolks. Add sugar, salt and buttermilk to the egg yolks. Sift together the flour, baking soda and baking powder. Add this to the egg yolk mixture.
  2. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold these gently into the batter.
  3. Preheat the Ebleskiver pan and brush butter in the cups. Watch the heat as the pan get get too hot quickly and the Ebleskiver will burn.
  4. Fill the cups 2/3 full with batter. When bubbles start to form around the edges, carefully flip to finish cooking on the other side.
  5. Serve with butter, jam and powdered sugar.