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Plättar


Frying small pancakes on the kitchen table

Swedish plättar are basically pancakes, but small ones. We use a special pancake pan, called plättlagg. It looks just like the picture to the left (taken from Scandinavian South as I don’t have any of my own). But what I do have is an electric one, to be placed on the kitchen table so everyone can help out and have a fun time while frying plättar. I really dislike frying pancakes or plättar all by myself at the stove. With my “electric frying machine” (I have to admit that I don’t now what it’s called) it’s much more fun and the pancake frying becomes a social event.

Plättar (for 2 persons)

2 eggs
200 ml flour
400 ml milk
a pinch of salt
a pinch of sugar

Beat the eggs and add the flour and milk gradually along with the sugar and salt. Fill each indentation on the plättlagg or the electric one with batter. Cook until golden brown. Eat, fry, talk and be social if using the electric frying machine, otherwise stand alone at the stove and feel like a pancake slave… :-) Serve the plättar with jam.

6 Responses to “Plättar”

  1. keiko
    August 10th, 2005 03:26
    1

    Dagmar, I’ve seen one of my Swedish friends using the round one, it looks so sweet! Your plattar must taste delicious too, I can eat it every day…

  2. johan
    August 11th, 2005 18:29
    2

    Bra då vet jag vad jag ska käka imorron! Thnx :)

  3. Karl
    March 23rd, 2010 01:43
    3

    Just inherited my mother’s plättlagg, quite possibly the one her mother brought over from Sweden in 1916. Thanks for the recipe.

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