Kaiserschmarrn with Cherries

Kaiserschmarrn with Cherries

How to prepare the original kaiserschmarrn recipe, a traditional shredded sweet pancake served as a meal or dessert in Austria, South Germany and Hungary.

29 July, 2015
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serves for


total time

0 HR 30 MIN


6, separated
Lemon Juice
1 tsp
7 tbsp
Lemon Zest
1 pinch grated
300 ml
All Purpose Flour
5 - 6 tbsp
3 tbsp
400 g


To prepare the kaiserschmarrn original recipe begin by beating the egg whites with a pinch of salt and the lemon juice until stiff peaks form.

Whisk together the egg yolks with half the sugar, lemon zest and the milk.

Place the flour in a bowl and gradually add the egg-milk mixture.

Stir in the egg whites.

Melt half the butter in a large pan.

Add the dough and allow to solidify on a low heat.

Add the remaining butter, flip the pancake and allow to solidify for a further 2-3 minutes.

Using two fish slices or a fork rip the pancake into pieces.

Sprinkle with sugar and serve the kaisershmarrn hot with the cherries.

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