Simple Aebleskiver Danish Pancakes Recipe


Danish pancakes are fluffy, light, and airy Danish pancake balls or Danish donuts, which are made in a cast-iron aebleskiver pan. They are topped with confectioner’s sugar, jam, fruit preserves, or a little maple syrup to make the perfect delicious breakfast, snack, or dessert!

There are various toppings that you can try so that you can please even the pickiest eater in your family. These aebleskiver Danish pancakes are a unique treat and will easily become a favorite on special occasions.

Why you’ll love these Danish pancakes

- Mildly sweet, these pancake balls taste like a cross between a pancake and a donut. - Light and fluffy would describe the texture of the Danish pancakes.

Tell me about this danish pancake recipe

Prep Time: 1 MIN

Cook Time: 15 mins


- All-Purpose Flour - Sugar - Buttermilk - Confectioner's Sugar - Maple Syrup - Jam

Simple steps for making Aebleskiver danish pancakes

1. Beat egg whites. 2. Mix dry ingredients. 3. Add wet ingredients. 4. Cook them for 2-3 minutes and rotate ball to cook for 2-3 more minutes in the cast iron aebleskiver pan.


-  Make sure you use all-purpose flour instead of whole wheat flour as the pancake balls will be too dense. - Heat the aebleskiver pan to medium or medium-low heat to avoid burning. -  Use a slender wooden skewer, long knitting needle, or chopstick to turn the pancake balls in the pan.

–  Use a pastry brush to apply avocado oil or butter to each well before you pour batter into each one.  - Test to see if the danish pancakes are done by inserting a toothpick to see if it comes out clean. - You will know that it’s time to rotate the pancake ball when the batter starts to bubble around the edges.