Recipes from Denmark


Aebleskivers

2 1/2 cups flour

1 1/4 teaspoon soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 teaspoon baking powder

2 cups buttermilk

3 eggs, separated

3 tablespoons melted butter

Sift dry ingredients together. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks and add milk. Combine with dry ingredients. Add melted butter. Beat egg whites in separate bowl until stiff and fold into mixture.

Grease and heat aebleskiver pan on top of stove.

Drop spoonful of batter in each compartment. If desired, add 1 teaspoon applesauce in each spoonful of batter.

When brown, turn with fork or knitting needle, and brown other side.

Roll in powdered or granulated sugar.

An aebleskiver pan looks like this.

Ris a L’amande

1 cup water

1 1/2 cups rice

1 quart milk

2 tablespoons sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

1/2 cup chopped almonds

1 tablespoon almond extract

1/2 pint whipped cream

Boil water and rice for two minutes. Stir in milk and cook at low heat for approximately 30 minutes. Add sugar, vanilla, chopped almonds, and almond extract. When rice mixture is cold, fold in whipped cream. Serve with a cherry sauce.

Jakob Billeskov Jansen, Age 11 Herlev, Denmark