Grandma's Aebleskevers

Grandma's Aebleskevers

This Danish treat is essentially a pancake ball. They often had fillings like jams or applesauce but we always made them plain and dipped them in powdered sugar.
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  • Serves: 24 persons



  1. Step 1

    Beat egg whites in a bowl until stiff.
  2. Step 2

    Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a second bowl. Mix in egg yolks, condensed milk, and shortening. Fold in egg whites.
  3. Step 3

    Heat an aebleskiver pan over medium heat until hot. Brush each cup with a little melted butter using a pastry brush, then fill each with about 2 tablespoons of batter until almost full. Cook until they begin to bubble; flip over, allowing batter to fill the bottoms of the cups. Continue to cook, turning as needed, until golden brown. Repeat with remaining batter.