Total Time
20mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

Traditional cherry pancakes from Zurich

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups bread, small stale pieces
  • 2 cups hot milk
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 13 cup almonds, ground
  • 2 cups black cherries, pitted, well drained
  • 13 cup butter, melted
  • sugar

Directions

  1. Break the stale bread into small pieces and then measure.
  2. Add the hot milk. Sitir, and let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Press out the excess milk. Beat well until smooth. Add the egg yolks, sugar, cinnamon, ground almonds and black cherries. Blend well.
  4. Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites.
  5. Drop the batter by tablespoons into the hot melted butter. Brown pancakes on each side.
  6. Sprinkle with sugar before serving.
Most Helpful

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These were really tasty, and my kids really loved them. I had to use tinned cherries as fresh ones are not available right now. I did have trouble with cooking the pancakes though, as they just kept falling apart. After several failed attempts, I greased a couple of muffin pans, and added about 2TB of mixture to each cup. I baked them at 200C for about 15-20 minutes. I then let them stand for 5 minutes before turning them out onto the bench. They worked perfectly that way! I topped them with a little butter and a sprinkling of sugar. Thanks for sharing this recipe! Made for ZWT7-Switzerland. (Vicacious Violets)