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Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"This is a traditional Icelandic dish, wonderful texture and taste, tasty warm or cool. Even the fact that there is sour cream in it gives this pancake-like breakfast meal no odd taste. Fill each ponnukokur with brown sugar and icing sugar, and roll up."
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1 h servings 156
Original recipe yields 24 servings (48 pancakes)


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  1. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until thoroughly combined. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs until well beaten, then whisk in sour cream and vanilla extract. Whisk the flour mixture into the sour cream mixture, and mix in the milk and melted butter to form a thin but smooth batter.
  2. Butter a skillet, and heat over medium heat until the butter is fragrant; pour in enough batter to coat the skillet in a thin layer (pancakes should be very thin). Allow to cook until the bottom is lightly browned, then turn the thin pancake over to brown the other side.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 156 calories; 8.5 14.4 5.4 80 216 Full nutrition

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Just for the record -- this is not a traditional Pönnukökur recipe. In Iceland we do not use sour cream or nearly that many eggs. You would need to use a special crepe pan to get the correct thi...

I live at a high altitude so I added quite a bit of water to these to thin them out... I also have a curse of my pancakes being think no matter what I do, but they were still delicious! Served w...

YUM! Very easy to make. Set out a choice of fruit fillings and there will not be an unhappy person in the bunch. Kids find these special for some reason.

This is delicious, and very easy to make! We just ate it with some maple syrup. Kind of like a crepe, but very nice flavor. Thanks!

I looked this up after seeing someone mention this on tv and I'm really glad I did. I followed the basic recipe (after re-calculating to 6 servings, which made about 10 12-inch pancakes), althou...