Ableskiver - Danish Doughnuts

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Bergy

This is a true traditional Danish recipe. You need a special pan to make them but most gourmet kitchen shops carry these cast iron pans. The pan is round and has round indentations so you can cook 10-12 at time. This can be a breakfast dish (usual time ithey are served), brunch, late night snack or any snack time. Serve with bacon on the side or whatever. Just typing this I want t

Top Review by Nance McKinney

My grandfather come from Denmark, and we had these every Christmas at their house. The recipe my grandmother used included chopped apples in the batter. She also added raisins to some. They were always rolled in powdered sugar or confectionary sugar when they were still hot out of the pan. Best if eaten warm. They don't hold longer than a day. Brings back old memories.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Place eggs in a measuring cup and cover with milk until it reaches 1 2/3 cups.
  3. Beat eggs& milk.
  4. Add liquids to dry ingredients.
  5. Mix well but don't beat.
  6. Cook over a fairly low heat with 1/4 tsp oil in the bottom of each space.
  7. When bubbly around the edges and looking half cooked use a knitting needle (or fork to flip over).
  8. A pan usually makes ten so when you take them out keep warm in the oven.
  9. Serve with butter & sugar or your favorite preserve.

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