They are called Aebleskivers and they are the very famous Danish pancakes. Maybe you didn't know they were called that, but you will surely have seen them sometime.
They are different from the classic ones first of all in shape and then because they are prepared in one cast iron pot very particular.
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Danish pancakes have a very particular shape because they are spherical, in fact they are also called Pancake balls.
This is because they are not cooked in a normal non-stick pan like classic pancakes, but in one pan that has hollows inside into which the mixture is poured.
You can easily find it online or in stores specializing in products for the kitchen and pastry.
The basic compound of these pancakes is prepared with the same ingredients as classic pancakes, plus some additions.
We therefore have flour, baking soda and eggs, but also the buttermilk, orange juice and aromas like the cardamom which give these sweets a truly unique and unmistakable taste.
The recipe for Danish pancakes
First separate the yolks from the whites.
Mix the yolks with the juice of half an orange, buttermilk and 3 tablespoons of oil.
Separately, mix the flour with the sugar, cardamom, orange zest and baking powder.
Beat the egg whites until stiff and then add the liquid ingredients to the buckets and finally the egg whites.
Let the mixture rest for a few minutes and in the meantime heat the pan on the stove after greasing it a little.
Pour the mixture into the grooves without filling them completely and cook for three minutes on medium-low heat.
Then with a toothpick, turn all the balls to the other side and cook for another two minutes.
How to serve vegan pancakes
The Aebleskivers they should be eaten hot sprinkled with plenty of icing sugar, but they can also be accompanied by a good one red fruit jam, like raspberries or currants, because the contrast between the sweetness of the dough and the acidity of the fruit creates an extraordinary encounter.