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Swedish Pancakes Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Swedish Pancakes

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"My family always has pancakes for breakfast on holidays. It wouldn't be Easter without Easter pancakes. Serve with preserves or applesauce."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    30 mins


  1. In a medium-size mixing bowl, beat yolks until thick. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, salt and sugar. Add the sugar mixture and milk into the egg yolks incrementally. Stir in the sour cream,
  2. In a medium-size mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Fold the egg whiles into the batter.
  3. Heat skillet or griddle to a high temperature. Place a small amount of oil on the skillet and pour about 1 tablespoon of batter onto the skillet, and spread the batter out evenly. Brown the pancake on one side. Flip pancake over when bubbles appear on surface. Brown on the other side. Repeat process with remaining batter.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 12, 2007

I've made these twice. The first time, I made as directed, and found the texture not right due to the egg whites. The Swedish Pancakes I'm looking for aren't fluffy at all- they're more thin and eggy in texture. This morning I made a batch without separating the eggs and they were perfect (and a lot easier and faster to make, too). With this change, this is my new recipe for Swedish Pancakes. Thanks!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 08, 2009

I dont really see how these are different from crepes. I feel the batter must be thinner, so that when you turn the pan, it spreads more easily so you can have a very thin pancake. Mine are thicker, not at all like the lacy pancakes I get at a local pancakes house. I enjoyed them as crepes, but I may add more milk to these in the future to see if I can get that thin lace-like pancake.

Jan 25, 2004

I made these last night and was concerned no soda was in them but they were so lite and fluffy.My husband and his dad raved about them. His dad said they tasted like the best "secret recipe" his wife used to make.

Jan 25, 2004

I enjoyed these pancakes. They were kind of flat (are they supposed to be flat? I folded them up like they do at IHOP). They were really good smothered in butter and spinkled with cinnimon and sugar.

Sep 20, 2005

Love these! They do remind me of the ones at IKEA. I halfed the recipe and they came out great. I buttered them and had lingonberry sauce. What a yummy Saturday treat!

Jan 25, 2004

I have always HATED pancakes, but my mom loves them, so I made these for her, and I tried a couple. Absolutely delish!!!!

Mar 15, 2005

exactly how my husband remembered them thank you.

May 08, 2010

I just did as some reviewers did and mixed the eggs in whole- I don't have the patience to do the egg whites on a Saturday morning. They came out GREAT though. Mine came out less like crepes and more like really thin pancakes, but it's not supposed to be as paper thin as a crepe anyway- if you want crepes, look up a recipe for crepes, and make CREPES, but don't make a Swedish Pancake recipe and then be disappointed b/c it's not a crepe! Consider the Swedish Pancake a middle ground between crepes and regular pancakes. To me the batter consistency is PERFECT because they were super easy to flip and I've gotten frustrated with crepes before, but these were no more difficult than "regular" pancakes, and not as heavy to eat. I had mine with a little bit of sour cream and blueberry preserves, rolled it up, and Mmmmm!!! We made these with Dutch Babies II and although that one was better IMO, these were stil 5*s all the way. Seriously, if you love pancakes YOU MUST try the Dutch Baby. I might not make "fluffy" pancakes for a long time, I think I'm more partial to these "flat" ones now =) Update: Wanna know the BEST thing ever? these Swedish pancakes with Bluberry preserves and sour cream rolled up inside and then topped with LEMON CURD... OMG!!! A-MA-ZING!!!


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  • Calories
  • 382 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.1 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 225 mg
  • 75%
  • Fat
  • 19.8 g
  • 31%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 16.5 g
  • 33%
  • Sodium
  • 459 mg
  • 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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