German pancakes are quite different from American pancakes. While I usually prefer the American ones, I love these crispy buckwheat pancakes which this part of Germany is famous for. As they used to be power food for country workers, they are not exactly diet-friendly ;-) But sometimes it's worth the sin. Traditionally they are served hot with applebutter, golden syrup and pumpernickel. My hubby loves it with green salad, fried onions and red currant jelly. I'm not sure about the servings you get with this recipe because I use to just throw together the ingredients by guess. Maybe the amount of dough will make more than five pancakes, so you should have some more sliced bacon on hand... Preparation time includes resting time.