Make your own little Dutch pancakes. These fluffy light pancakes are a very popular treat in The Netherlands. They are traditionally served with butter and icing sugar. But how about vanilla ice cream and whipped cream or maybe add some strawberries? Nutella and banana or just maple syrup.
Dutch poffertjes trivia
It is said that Poffertjes, also known as 'brothers', originated from a Catholic tradition. In the churches in the south of the Netherlands, sacramental hosts were used during the communion ceremony. Because the host was very dry, the brothers started experimenting with different recipes. From these culinary experiments the poffertjes that we know today have emerged. The south of the present-day Netherlands was traditionally Catholic, so the traditions deviated from the Protestant north. Because the hosts are part of a Catholic tradition, it is suspected that the Poffertjes were created in the provinces of Limburg or Noord Brabant.
Poffertjes are thought to be related to and to have influenced the Indonesian kue cubit. Poffertjes have some similarities with Indian paniyaram and Chinese egg waffles, but differ in many aspects.
- add the poffertjes mixture to 700 ml of water
- mix for 2 to 3 minutes with a whisk until mixture is combined pour mixture into the squeeze bottle
- fill each dimple halfway with batter
- when bubbles form on the surface, turn the poffertjes
- bake until golden, serve with butter and icing sugar
TIP: freeze left over poffertjes en reheat them in the microwave
- Net weight: 500g
- Makes approximately 150 poffertjes
- Gluten, egg, wheat, yeast, soy, dairy, nut free
Poffertjes pans to make your own poffertjes are also available in our store!