Almond-Filled Ebleskiver

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Almond-Filled Ebleskiver 

I typically make an assortment of flavors when I make ebleskiver but these almond-filled pancakes are so good that they merit being featured in their own post.  They are best described as bite-sized, melt-in-your-mouth bear claws, little puffs of almond that are perfect for breakfast, dessert, and any time in between.  Top them with a dollop of homemade whipped cream or almond whipped cream.  Try Nutella-filled ebleskiver for another yummy treat! 

Almond-Filled Ebleskiver
Recipe type: Breakfast, Dessert
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Serves: 4-6
These little puffs of almond are like bited-sized, melt-in-your-mouth bear claws.
  • 1¾ cups flour
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1¾ cups buttermilk
  • Melted butter
  • Homemade whipped cream or almond whipped cream
  • Maple syrup
  • Powdered sugar
  • Almond filling or almond paste
  1. In a bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, mix the egg yolks and buttermilk.
  3. Whisk the liquids into the dry mixture.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites to stiff peaks.
  5. Gently stir the whites into the batter.
  6. Heat an ebleskiver pan over medium heat and brush each well with melted butter. Spoon roughly 1 Tbsp of batter into each well.
  7. Spoon about 1 tsp almond filling into the batter and then top with 1 Tbsp more of batter.
  8. Cook the pancakes for about 3-4 minutes until the tops start to bubble and the bottoms start to turn a light golden brown.
  9. Then flip each pancake using wooden skewers or chopsticks.
  10. Cook them for an additional 3 minutes until both sides are golden.
  11. Serve the ebleskiver immediately with maple syrup, powdered sugar and homemade whipped cream or almond cream.
  12. This recipe makes roughly 30 pancakes. You can cut the recipe down or you can refrigerate any leftover batter and make pancakes or waffles with it the next day.


Basic ebleskiver recipe adapted from Williams-Sonoma Kitchen.

There are many ebleskiver pans on Amazon, including the one that I use: Norpro Danish Aebleskiver Pan

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One Response to “Almond-Filled Ebleskiver”

  1. Oh! I LOVE Ebleskiver! It’s been awhile since I’ve had it – I think I know what we’re having for breakfast!!!

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