Recipe Christmas Pancakes

Spiced White Chocolate Christmas Pancakes

Danish version below.

Christmas Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 115g wheat flour
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground white pepper
  • 140ml milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 60g white chocolate chips
  • Butter for the pan

Directions

1. Separate the eggs, putting the whites into one bowl and the yolks into another.

2. Add the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, white pepper and milk to the yolks and mix to a smooth thick batter.

3. Whisk the whites with the salt until they form stiff peaks. Fold into the batter.

4. Heat a non-stick pan with a little butter on to medium heat. Pour some of your batter into the pan, followed by approximately 10 white chocolate chips, and fry for a couple of minutes until it starts to look golden and firm. Loosen the pancake with a spatula and flip the pancake over. Continue frying until the bottom side is golden. Repeat with the remaining batter. Serve immediately with cherry Kirsch sauce.

Cherry Kirsch Sauce

Ingredients

  • 650g frozen pitted cherries
  • 70g granulated sugar
  • 80ml water
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp Kirsch or brandy
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla sugar
  • Pinch of salt

Directions

1. Stir together cherries, sugar, cold water, and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring often, 12 to 15 minutes or until thickened.

2. Remove from heat, and stir in Kirsch, vanilla, and salt. Cool completely (about 1 hour).

Krydrede Julepandekager med Hvid Chokolade

Ingredienser

  • 3 store æg
  • 115g hvedemel
  • 3 tsk sukker
  • 1 1/2 tsk bagepulver
  • 1 1/2 tsk kanel
  • 1 tsk kardemomme
  • 1/2 tsk stødt ingefær
  • 1/2 tsk stødt hvid peber
  • 140ml mælk
  • Knivspids salt
  • 60g små hvide chokoladeknapper
  • Smør til panden

Fremgangsmåde

1. Del æggene, og hæld æggehviderne i en skål og æggeblommerne i en anden skål.

2. Hæld mel, sukker, bagepulver, kanel, kardemomme, ingefær, hvid peber og mælk i skålen med blommerne og pisk indtil dejen er tyk og ensartet.

3. Pisk æggehviderne let stive med saltet og fold æggehviderne i dejen.

4. Varm en slip-let pande op med lidt smør på over middel varme. Hæld lidt af dejen på panden, efterfulgt af ca. 10 chokoladeknapper, og bag i et par minutter indtil den ser gylden og fast ud. Vend pandekagen og bag indtil undersiden er gylden i farven. Gentag med den resterende dej. Server med det samme med kirsebær Kirsch sovs.

Kirsebær Kirsch Sovs

  • 650g frosne, udstenede kirsebær
  • 70g sukker
  • 80ml vand
  • 2 tsk Maizena
  • 2 spsk Kirsch
  • 1/2 tsk vaniljeekstrakt eller vaniljesukker
  • Knivspids salt

Fremgangsmåde

1. Kirsebær, sukker, vand og Maizena bringes i kog i en mellemstor gryde ved middel-lavt blus. Rør ofte, og lad sovsen simre i 12 til 15 minutter, eller indtil den er tyk.

2. Tag gryden af blusset og tilsæt Kirsch, vanilje og salt. Køl sovsen helt ned (ca. 1 time)

Author: Camilla Hilbrands

Camilla formed the company At Work A/S in 1992 at the age of 20 and has been active as a wellbeing expert ever since. She has followed and been involved in creating the development within health and wellbeing in the workplace from its modest beginnings at the start of the 1990s, and she has, among other things, been an expert at National Centre for Workplace Health Promotion (Nationalt Center for Sundhedsfremme på Arbejdspladsen). Camilla is an experienced leader, teacher and speaker and spends most of her time developing and arranging courses and concepts that aim at increased wellbeing for individuals and groups. Creativity, honesty and social intelligence are Camilla’s strong points, and in addition to this she is known for her passion for and book about pancakes. Her focus is basically resource-oriented and innovative and her tal and workshops are based on the most recent research in the fields of positive psychology, neuroscience and behavioural science. Camilla is an informal and humorous speaker, and with her solid professional background she always leaves her audience with aha moments and specific tools they can use straight away. Camilla is an active participant and networker at various conferences, including TED conferences, and in addition to this she has been enrolled as a member of Richard Branson’s “Change Makers and Rule Breakers”, and she is a strong supporter of the motto: Be the change you wish to see in the world.

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