This is a traditional Norwegian goodie made with a Krumkake iron on top of the stove, then rolled around a cylinder (broomstick in the old days) until cool.


Recipe Summary

1 dozen (approx.)


Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Beat egg. Add sugar and vanilla and mix well. Add whipping cream. Add dry ingredients and beat until smooth.

  • When krumkake iron is hot, put 1 teaspoon of batter on the iron and bake until light brown. Roll on stick immediately when krumkake is still hot.

Nutrition Facts

155 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 19g; fat 7.9g; cholesterol 42.7mg; sodium 82.4mg. Full Nutrition

Reviews (7)

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10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
I've made many a krumkake and this one is a favorite. I added 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground nutmeg... tasty! My mom's recipe which contains butter although delicious are more fragile and a bit more difficult to transport for holiday gatherings. Try this version. You won't be disappointed. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This is the first time I have made krumkake (I thought it was too hard) But I decided to try and absolutely love this recipe. Easy dough and tastes like what I remember from my childhood. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This is the recipe you are looking for-- simple basic-- Krumkake! I found I got twice as many servings as the recipe suggests by using 1 tablespoon of batter per krumkake Read More
Rating: 5 stars
AMAZING! the most tender and fragile cookie ever. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Love this recipe and would suggest it to anyone who is not allergic to the ingredients and to anyone who likes cake or cookies because this is the best of both worlds Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Great recipe! Just like grandmas: ). Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Easiest recipe I have found and turns out great every time Read More
Rating: 1 stars
The batter produced would be more fitting for a cake. It absolutely needs melted butter to be thin enough to pour. Highly not recommended. I'm going to use the recipe on the NordicWare krumkake iron box. Read More