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Authentic Swedish Pancakes

Rated as 4.85 out of 5 Stars

"This is an authentic Swedish pancake recipe that was taught to my father by his mother, who was born in Sweden. My father then passed it to me. Kids love them. Never any leftovers when I make them. To serve, you can spoon melted butter over pancakes and sprinkle with sugar, or serve with lingonberry sauce. You can also use the batter to make crepes."
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12 m servings 66
Original recipe yields 13 servings (52 mini pancakes)


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  1. Beat eggs in a bowl with an electric mixer until thick and lemon-colored, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in milk.
  2. Sift flour, sugar, and salt together in a bowl. Add to egg mixture; mix until batter is smooth.
  3. Grease a griddle with butter; heat over medium heat. Drop tablespoonfuls of batter on the griddle; spread to make thin pancakes. Cook until light brown on bottom, 1 to 2 minutes. Flip and continue cooking until second side is light brown, 1 to 2 minutes more. Repeat with remaining batter.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Make sure to use real butter, not margarine. They can be made into larger cakes. However, the yield will be smaller.
  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 66 calories; 2.6 7.7 3 47 122 Full nutrition

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This recipe is very similar to the one my Mormor taught my mom, and I've been making these now for a little over 50 years! This calls for one less egg, a little more flour, half the sugar---but...

When I was a girl, I sat in the kitchen with my Swedish grandpa and watched him make these. When I needed a recipe while sitting with him he just said, "oh put a few eggs, a sprinkle of flour, s...

Deliciously sweet and easy to make!!! I paired the pancakes with a fresh lemon syrup. Just add fresh lemon juice and sugar together over the stove on low an lightly drizzle for an extra fresh ki...

Served with cranberry butter rolled up inside and dusted with powdered sugar. Just take one stick softened butter and mix with one can whole berry cranberry sauce.

We get Sweedish pancakes from our local pancake house. My kids were fighting over the leftovers one night so I found this recipe. My husband said they are amazing! They are a staple in our house...

I liked it but hubby did't. Said they didn't look done. Going to try it again with a bit more cooking, flour & salt &1/2 tsp vanilla. I made them into crepes with apple pie filling from a ca...

It turned out really good. My nieces, ages 12, 9 and 7 are completely different, one filled with BlackBerry jelly, one with nutella and one with marshmallow cream. Rolled them up like crepes an...

Didn't change anything. Very good!

These pancakes were lite and fluffy. Easy to make and filling. I followed the recipe as written and thoroughly enjoyed. I will make them again.