Aebleskiver – A Danish Type Donut Recipe
A sweet donut whole recipe cooked in a small cast iron pan.
Note: You will need mini cast iron skillets to make these yummy donut like goodies
Makes: 48 donuts
1 quart/940 ml/ buttermilk
1/4 cup melted butter
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons white sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 tablespoons ground cardamom
2 cups shortening, melted
1.Preheat an electric aebleskiver pan according to the manufacturer’s directions.
2.Beat together the eggs, buttermilk, and butter in a mixing bowl until smooth.
3.Gradually whisk the flour, salt, sugar, baking soda, and cardamom into the egg mixture until evenly blended and smooth.
4.Spoon 1 tablespoon of shortening into each cup of the preheated aebleskiver pan, and allow the oil to heat.
5.Pour batter into each cup until 3/4 full.
6.Allow the batter to cook in the bottom of the cup 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown, then use a long skewer or knitting needle to lift one edge and give it a 1/4 turn.
7.The uncooked batter will spill over into the cup, and cook.
8.Continue lifting and turning the edges until the batter is fully cooked into a golden brown ball.
9.Drain on paper towels.