Original Kaiserschmarrn

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    Original Kaiserschmarrn

    Original Kaiserschmarrn


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    About this recipe: An Austrian dessert that tastes like something in between a pancake and a waffle.

    Serves: 4 

    • 4 eggs, yolks and whites separated
    • 125ml milk
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 125g plain flour
    • 100g raisins, optional
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 2 tablespoons icing sugar
    • 400g apple sauce, optional

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Beat the egg whites in a clean bowl until soft peaks form. Lift your beater or whisk straight up: the egg whites will form soft mounds rather than a sharp peak. Beat the egg yolks in a separate bowl until smooth; mix in the milk, sugar, salt, flour and raisins until just moistened. Fold in the egg whites.
    2. Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Pour the batter into the pan and cook until golden brown; flip and cook until set on the other side, about 1 minute. Tear the kaiserschmarrn into pieces using two forks and continue cooking until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with icing sugar to garnish and serve with apple sauce.

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    it is the most delicious dish ever! There's another traditional Austrian dessert called germknodel (spelt something like that) and it's a dumpling filled with jam and has vanilla sauce and poppy seeds  -  03 Mar 2013


    this dish was not nice, it burned very quickly and tasted quite dry. it definitely needs the apple sauce, i have this dish in austria and they do it with plumb sauce which i much prefer!  -  13 Aug 2012


    This was so so yummy I adored it! I made half the batter since I only had 2 eggs and I also added a touch of golden syrup. I usually bake online recipies horribly so this proves just how good this is!  -  02 Aug 2016

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