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Kaiserschmarrn: Shredded pancake with sauce

Kaiserschmarrn is a beloved Austrian dessert that consists of shredded pancake served with a delicious sauce. Follow this detailed recipe to recreate this classic dish in your own kitchen.

Kaiserschmarrn: Shredded pancake with sauce
Kaiserschmarrn: Shredded pancake with sauce

  1. - 1 cup all-purpose flour

  2. - 2 tbsp sugar

  3. - 1/2 tsp salt

  4. - 4 eggs, separated

  5. - 1 cup milk

  6. - 2 tbsp unsalted butter

  7. - Powdered sugar, for dusting

  8. - Raisins (optional)

For the sauce:
  1. - 1/2 cup fruit preserves (such as apricot or raspberry)

  2. - 1/4 cup water


1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and salt. Make a well in the center and add the egg yolks and milk. Whisk until smooth.

2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the egg whites into the batter until just combined.

3. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Pour the batter into the skillet and cook until the bottom is golden brown, about 3-4 minutes.

4. Using a spatula, flip the pancake and cook the other side until golden brown. Using a fork, shred the pancake into bite-sized pieces.

5. If using raisins, sprinkle them over the shredded pancake and continue to cook for another 1-2 minutes.

6. In a small saucepan, combine the fruit preserves and water. Heat over medium heat until the preserves are melted and the sauce is smooth.

7. Serve the shredded pancake on a plate, dusted with powdered sugar. Drizzle the sauce over the top and enjoy!

Kaiserschmarrn is best served warm and is perfect for a cozy dessert or a decadent breakfast. The combination of fluffy shredded pancake and sweet sauce is sure to delight your taste buds. Enjoy this classic Austrian dish with friends and family for a truly special treat.

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