- 125g plain flour
- ½ tsp baking powder
Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…
- ½ tsp ground cardamom
- 200ml buttermilk
There are two types of buttermilk. Traditional buttermilk is a thin, cloudy, slightly tart but…
- 2 large eggs, separated
- 1 blood orange, zested
- 1 tbsp blood orange juice
- 50g butter, melted and cooled, plus extra for greasing
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 1 tbsp caster sugar
- icing sugar, to dust
In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, cardamom and a pinch of salt. In another bowl, mix the buttermilk, egg yolks, orange zest and juice and butter. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and whisk to create a smooth batter.
Whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form, then add the caster sugar, whisk again, then fold into the batter.
Butter an aebleskiver pan and set over a medium-high heat. Spoon 1 tbsp batter into each hole and allow to cook and set for about 1 min. Use a skewer or pointed palette knife to flip the pancakes around forty degrees, then add a bit more batter, allow to set and flip again, cooking and rotating until you have a golden puffed pancake ball. Alternatively, drop spoonfuls of batter into a buttered non-stick frying pan and cook for several mins on each side. Dust with icing sugar and serve hot.
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