Poffertjes are traditional Dutch cakes, a bit similar in texture to American pancakes. Poffertjes are cooked in a special cast-iron pan with several small shallow indentations in the bottom. They are usually served as an afternoon snack, not as a breakfast food, and often served with icing sugar. I'm posting this in honour of the Aussie/Kiwi World Tour as we are visiting Europe and didn't see this on Zaar. I haven't tried this yet but am going to go and buy the special pan in the Cleveland Market tomorrow and will try them out. Found the recipe on "Back to your roots".