Kolfskål (Danish Buttermilk Soup)

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Recipe by threeovens

A traditional Danish dessert that is thickened with egg yolks and served with Kammerjunker Biscuits.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups buttermilk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 12 ounces vanilla sugar
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • kammerjunker biscuit, to garnish (or similar)


  1. In a small bowl, cream together egg yolks and vanilla sugar until pale and frothy.
  2. Slowly whisk in buttermilk and lemon juice.
  3. Chill in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  4. To serve: divide between 4 bowl and garnish each with about 6 lightly crushed cookies (biscuits).

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