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Poffertjes (Mini Dutch Pancakes)

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Ingredients:

125 g of buckwheat flour
125 of self-raising flour
3.5 dl of milk
1 egg
1 teaspoon of sugar
Butter
Icing sugar
A pinch salt

Preparation:

Sift both the buckwheat and the self raising flour together into a bowl and add the sugar and salt. Make a hole in the centre of the flour and pour in a portion of the milk. Stir with a wooden spoon from the middle of the bowl, to create a lump-free batter. Add the remaining milk and egg and stir until completely smooth. Next, cover the batter with a damp tea towel and leave to rise in a warm place for about an hour. After the batter has risen, take care not stir again. Heat a traditional poffertjespan (if you do not have one, use a large frying pan and spoon in a tablespoon of batter per poffertje, leaving at least 2 inches between each one) and grease the dimples with butter. Fill the dimples ¾ full with batter and cook on a high heat until golden brown. Turn the poffertjes gently with a fork and cook the other side, again until golden brown. Place the warm poffertjes on a plate, sprinkle liberally with powdered sugar and serve with a knob of butter.

3 comments on “Poffertjes (Mini Dutch Pancakes)

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  3. June Bartlett
    23/04/2013

    Please can you advise me where I can buy the cooker or poffertjes pans to make these? I want something suitable for selling poffertjes at markets stalls so it needs to be larger than the pans used at home. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

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